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Wilson is a forty-year-old man with seven children, five of whom attend school. He is living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He is a farmer who grows mainly cocoa. In order to meet the daily expenses of his family he decided to set up a retail shop, since cocoa is seasonal. Unpredictable seasonal weather and price fluctuations affect his growth, while his desire is to trade in wholesale. Wilson intends to use the loan to buy general merchandise such as sugar and salt to sell.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 184
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  • $32,674,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,645.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Wilson to buy more merchandise to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Mar 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013