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Evalistasi is 39-year-old married man with three children living in Kyenjojo, Uganda.

He is in the business of commercial agriculture where he grows crops to sell. He obtained capital for his banana trade, which he still does by delivering them to homes.

Like most good parents, he dreams of building a good residential house and educating his children up to the university level.

His business dream is to buy more land to expand his farming activities, but since agriculture is seasonal, he wants to venture into a salon business after assessing its financial potential and the need to earn daily income.

Evalistasi is requesting a loan to to open up a salon.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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
  • 192
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,638.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Evalistasi to open up a salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Nov 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2013