A loan of $1,175 helped to buy veterinary drugs to sell.

Philly's story

Philly is a 38-year-old man who lives within the border towns separating Uganda and Tanzania. He has a family of four children who attend elementary school. He has a veterinary supply shop where he earns income for a living. He started the shop because there was demand and yet there were no qualified personnel, so he seized the opportunity from which he has gained a lot of profits, though he is challenged by the high cost of the drugs and his capital is small.

Philly hopes to use the loan advanced to him to increase his stock so as to tap both markets at the cross borders. He has a future plan of becoming a leading supplier of vet drugs in the town, a dream he can realize with help from Kiva lenders. He is thankful to Kiva lenders for the support so far. He says his main challenge is too little capital and long droughts that cause hoof and mouth disease, along with low sales during the dry spells.

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