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Yeremiya is a thirty-six-year-old married man with six children, living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He is a farmer and also operates a retail shop. Price fluctuation and high license fees affect his business growth while his dream is to own a wholesale shop. Good father that he is, he desires to educate his children up to the University and set up other sustainable income-generating activities for them.

Yeremiya intends to use this loan to buy general merchandise such as cooking oil, notebooks and salt 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
  • 191
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,681.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Yeremiah to buy general merchandise such as cooking oil, notebooks and salt to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2013
Jan 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2013