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Edward is a permanent resident of Mbarara district. He is married and has 7 children and 2 additional dependents. He grew up with his mother. Because of the need to survive and to support his mother, he started banana farming on a small scale, on land he got from his grandfather. This banana plantation has been a blessing and has helped provide for all the family needs. It is his sole source of income. The banana farming has also given Edward enough income to construct a house for his family. He is requesting a loan of 4,000,000 UGX to complete his house. Edward and his wife are in the photograph.

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This loan is part of UGAFODE”s Micro Mortgage Loan program.  Many of these clients are currently renting and these loans allow them to own their home and provide for their families. This may be their first home, or renovation to homes not fit for habitation.  By building and renovating, borrowers who utilize these loans have improved health and safety through a stronger structure and better protection from the elements.  UGAFODE offers these loans to cover essential costs like labour and material so borrowers can provide adequate shelter and sanitation facilities for their families.


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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
  • 2,580.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,575 helped Edward to complete his house.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2013
Aug 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 7, 2013