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Kusayini is a married man, aged 36 with four children. He lives on the outskirts of Kyotera town with his family. His children are ten, eight, five and one years. He is a farmer who deals in agriculture, specifically coffee and he has been doing this business since 2007. He supplements his income with produce which he harvests seasonally.

Kusayini started this business in order to earn a living, and he has acquired this loan facility so that he can buy manure and pesticides for his coffee plantation. He says he sells his agricultural products to traders from city. His hope is to be the leading supplier of coffee in his area. The challenges he faces are a of lack of limited capital and unpredictable changes which destroys crops. He describes himself as hardworking and honest man and asks lenders to reduce interest rates.

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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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,525.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Kusayini to buy manure.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 16, 2013
Nov 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2014