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Flabia is a farmer in Ruhaama and married to Keneth, a primary teacher. She wants to buy fertilizer to use in her newly planted banana plantation to enable her to increase the income of the family and be able to pay tuition for their children as well as adequately meet the family's basic needs. She is grateful to be partnering with Kiva and is sure it will work out well. In the photograph is the client, her husband and the Ugafode credit officer (left to right) standing in the banana plantation for which they intend to buy manure.

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This loan is part of UGAFODE's green loan program, giving Ugandan farmers the support they need to grow and process organic fruits and vegetables. Funds will be used to obtain critical resources like processing equipment, mulch and organic seedlings to reduce waste water contamination and improve consumer health. The green loan program also helps clients combat regional problems like deforestation and over-fishing.

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,587.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Flabia to buy organic manure.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2013
Jun 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014