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Hadija is a 42 year old married woman with three children living in Bundibugyo,Uganda. She trades in food products and with the proceeds she has been able to pay school fees for her children. She started the business so as to meet the daily expenses since farming is very seasonal. Inadequate capital and exploitation by middle men are her great challenges. Her dream is to own a food store since the business is very lucrative. Hadija intends to use the loan to buy food products such as cassava flour 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
  • 267
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,047,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,710.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Hadija to buy food products such as cassava flour to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2012
Jan 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 18, 2013