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Giran is a married man who owns a retail shop which he has run for 7 years, having gotten startup capital from his butcher shop. He still supplements the butcher shop by selling produce. Inadequate capital is hampering acheiving his dreams of expanding his business to the wholesale level and educating his children through the university level. Giran is requesting for a loan to buy sugar, soap, and cooking oil to sell.

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This loan is part of HOFOKAM's program targeting poor and geographically excluded populations in Western Uganda. In addition to loans, it provides social and business training programs to low-income entrepreneurs and their communities. Since 2003, HOFOKAM has provided sustainable financial and non-financial services to promote social, economic and sustainable land development and improve the quality of life for vulnerable populations. The organization has a clear vested interest in underserved communities with its headquarters in rural Fort Portal and a number of branches in extremely remote areas.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 233
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,032,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,587.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,175 helped Giran to buy sugar, soap, and cooking oil to sell.
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 7, 2012
Nov 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 11, 2012