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Edison is a 40-year-old married man with seven children living in Kasese, Uganda. He has been operating a retail shop for two years, and he started the business to supplement his farming activities which were seasonal and could not meet his family's basic needs.

Price fluctuation and inadequate capital affect his business. His dreams are to do business in wholesale, and to educate his children up to the University level.

Edison intends to use the loan to pay school fees.

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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
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,851,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,600.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Edison to pay for school fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 2, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014