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Micheal is a fifty-two-year-old married man with eight children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. His main business is crop production, and in addition a dairy cow that earns him additional income from milk sales. His main challenges are unpredictable weather changes and price fluctuations. He has plans of buying a solar system, educate his children, buy a car and complete construction of his residential house. Micheal is requesting a loan to buy land and expand his banana plantation.

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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
  • 241
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,036,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,670.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Micheal to buy land and expand his banana plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2012
Dec 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013