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Fideri is a thirty-one-year-old married man with two children living in Kasese, Uganda. He has been in the agriculture business for ten years and works twelve hours a day. He also pigs and goats for additional income. He dreams of expanding his farm despite challenges of unpredictable weather changes. Fideri intends to use the loan to pay workers who are ploughing his garden for growing tomatoes.

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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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 102
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,282,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,667.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Fideri to pay workers who are ploughing his garden to grow tomatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 18, 2013
Jan 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2013