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Yowasi is a 60-year-old married man with 4 children living in Fort Portal ,Uganda. His main business is farming, and he does some carpentry to boost his income. He faces the hardship of unpredictable weather changes; however, he dreams of building a permanent home, educating his children to higher levels of learning and owning a modern workshop. Yowasi is requesting a loan to buy timber to make furniture.

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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
  • 132
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,609,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,582.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Yowasi to buy timber for furniture making.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2013
May 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014