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Apophia is 33 years old, widowed, and has four children. Having realized the challenges she was facing as a widowed housewife raising her four children, she got advice to start a small scale cattle rearing business with the saving of her late husband.

Apophia is requesting a loan, which she will use to purchase more bulls for fattening. Her main challenge is that her children are in higher classes requiring more money to meet their school needs when they are ready for university.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of UGAFODE's program for clients who live in isolated rural areas with limited access to financial services. Uniquely, UGAFODE focuses its efforts on agricultural areas in Uganda that are over 50 km from their branches, providing loans to both groups and individual borrowers. The organization believes that the risk of offering services to remote clients is outweighed by the benefits to customers and their often underserved communities.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 236
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,801,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,672.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Apophia to purchase bulls for fattening.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014