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Faith is a 62 year old woman with two children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. She started her business of selling food 30 years and with the proceeds she was able to buy land and pay school fees for her children. Price fluctuation and the unpredictable weather changes pose a challenge to her growth. Her business plan is to set up food stores in at least three towns. Faith intends to use the loan to buy food such as beans and rice 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
  • 193
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,710.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Faith to buy food such as beans and rice to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2012
Jan 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013