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William is a hardworking man living in Fort Portal, Uganda. He operates a retail shop and has been in business since 2009. A good father that he is he desires to educate his children to attain degrees as minimum qualifications and set up other income generating activities to secure their future. Inadequate capital and high license fees pose a challenge to his business growth while his dream is to own a wholesale shop. William intends to use the loan to buy general merchandise such as sugar and salt 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
  • 130
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,513.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped William to buy general merchandise such as sugar and salt to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2013
Jan 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014