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Siira is a 45 year old married man with four children, living in Kasese,Uganda. For fifteen years he has been selling timber and this has enabled him to provide for his growing family.

Siira says that had he had enough money, he would buy more land and plant more trees to secure his future and also not let his activities have a negative impact upon the environment. Siira intends to use the loan to buy timber 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
  • 118
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,600.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Siira to buy timber to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 20, 2014