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Yokonia is a 45-year-old married man with eight children living in Kasese, Uganda. For eight years now, he has been in the shoe business, and with the proceeds he has been able to provide basics to his family and buy land. He also practices farming to supplement his business.

The good father that he is, he desires to educate his children to attain degrees as a minimum qualification. The ever changing customer preferences coupled with inadequate capital affects his business, while his dream is to own a boutique.

Yokonia intends to use the loan to buy shoes 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
  • 134
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,640.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Yokonia to buy shoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2013
Mar 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 22, 2013