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John is a 35-year-old hardworking man living in Fort Portal, Uganda with 2 children. He sells firewood in addition to repairing bicycles, having a retail shop and making bricks. He began the businesses 10 years ago with a hope of educating his children and raising money to construct rental houses which would guarantee him a sustainable income. John intends to use the loan to buy sugar, rice, soda, cassava, and other groceries 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
  • 99
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,590,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,590.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped John to buy suger, rice, soda, cassava, and other groceries to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 18, 2013
May 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2013