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Wilson is 49 years old and married with six children, all of whom attend school. He operates a poultry business and sells eggs. He has been doing this since 1990. His business enables him to provide for his family.

In addition to his poultry business, Wilson also has a piggery and maize-milling business, which provides a supplemental income.

Wilson is requesting a loan of 3 million UGX to buy poultry feed so that he can meet the demand for eggs in the area. This will put him in a position to earn more returns.

Wilson dreams of buying a machine so that he can start manufacturing poultry feed on his farm rather than buying it. This would enable him to reduce his expenses.

Wilson's business challenges include his poultry's vulnerability to diseases and the increasing price of feed.

In the photo, Wilson is with the Ugafode credit officer.

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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
  • 123
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,817,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,650.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Wilson to buy poultry feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Mar 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014