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Gofrey is a 27-year-old married man with three children living in Kyenjojo, Uganda. He carries out agriculture, specializing in crop growing like maize and beans for commercial use. He started from farming on a small scale where he accumulated capital to buy produce from other farmers. Through this business, he has been able to look after his wife and three children and construct a house. His personal dream is to educate his children up to the university level while his business desire is to own a food store that can sustainably supply the whole region.

Gofrey intends to use the loan to buy maize to sell.

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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
  • 184
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,680.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Gofrey to buy maize to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2012
Dec 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 20, 2013