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Bernard is a 63-year-old man living in Fort Portal, Uganda. In order to provide for his family, he bought land and started farming. With the proceeds he has been able to pay school fees for his children and expand his farming activities. He has now ventured into poultry farming after assessing a ready market in restaurants and retail shops where he would be assured of a sustainable demand for eggs all year round. Seasonal weather changes affect the business while his dream is to own a big poultry project. Bernard intends to use the loan to buy chicks to sell.

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This loan provides farmers and low-income entrepreneurs from underserved rural areas with access to financial services. By supporting this loan, you allow more farmers and rural entrepreneurs to access capital.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 83
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,579,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,672.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Bernard to buy chicks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 1, 2013
Feb 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014