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Julius is a 30-year-old married man who has four children living in Kyenjojo, Uganda. He operates a retail shop, where he has spent five years. This has helped him to earn income, which he has used to satisfy his family's needs. He also does farming on a large scale. He grows Irish potatoes and maize specifically. He has always reaped tangible benefits, and he even used these profits to start the retail store. He has a challenge of customers not paying on time, while his business plan is to expand to new areas and buy more land for farming.

Julius is requesting a loan to buy general merchandise such as soda, beer and soap 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
  • 126
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,636.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Julius to add more capital into his retail store to purchase soda, beer and soap to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2013
Mar 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 20, 2013