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Isha is a 40-year-old married man with six children between the ages of 12 and 1 living in Kagadi, Uganda. Due to his passion for agriculture, he started a produce business seven years ago. He has been able to build rental houses to supplement his produce business and also has continued to do farming. He dreams of educating his children up to University. Weather and bad roads affect his business. His plan is to set up a food store that can sustainably supply the whole region. Isha intends to use the loan to buy beans and maize 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
  • 235
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,036,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,680.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Isha to buy beans and maize to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2013
Jan 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013