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John Baptist
John Baptist is a 36-year-old man, married with three children aged between five and two living in Kagadi, Uganda. A teacher who was inspired into that profession by the urge to earn a living, he also has a motorcycle and produce business from which he earns income to supplement his low salary.

He dreams of educating his children and upgrading his studies as his target is to become a principal. His business desire is to expand his produce business to new areas.

John Baptist is requesting a loan to buy maize and beans to sell.

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
  • 271
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,081,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,681.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $275 helped John Baptist to buy maize and beans to sell.
76% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2012
Dec 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss: