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Richard is a 32-year-old married man with five children who owns a house in Kyenjojo, Uganda. For six years, he has been running a retail shop, which he started with capital of 500,000 Ugandan shillings. He has now built up his capital. He experiences hardships from competition and bad debtors. His vision is of a wholesale business, plus educating his children. Richard intends to use the loan to buy soap, beers, soda, sugar and rice 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
  • 2,588.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Richard to buy soap, beers, soda, sugar and rice to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2013
May 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 10, 2014