Geofrey is a 36-year-old man living in Hoima, Uganda. He is married with two children, aged 12 and 6 years. His wife is currently a student, meaning the welfare of the family is Geofrey's responsibility. He dreams of seeing his wife through her education. He is employed as a cashier for a giant hardware shop in Hoima, Uganda. He has obtaining credit from HOFOKAM and this is his third loan through which he has been able to finish his residential house and also buy a motorcycle for his business. He intends to use the loan funds to finish construction of his residential house with a water tank
About Housing Loans
Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.