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Emmy is a 34 year old man with three children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. He quarries stones for a living and with the proceeds he has been able to pay school fees for his children. A prolonged rainy season and lack of adequate man power pose a challenge to his business growth while his dream is to diversify the business and venture into commercialized agriculture. Emmy intends to use the loan to pay workers who are helping him in the quarry.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 83
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,571,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,640.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Emmy to pay workers who are helping him quarry.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 20, 2013
Mar 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013