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Simon is a 36-year-old man with six children, three of whom attend school. He has a depot of drinks in a trading center in Bundibugyo, Uganda, which he has been running since 2009. He gets additional income from his cocoa business. He began the business to get profits and care for his family. The purpose of the loan is to buy more sodas and beer to sell. He has a dream of expanding his business to new markets despite the challenge of inadequate capital.

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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
  • 123
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,611.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Simon to buy more sodas and beer to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2013
May 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2013