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Tom is a forty-nine-year-old man with 12 children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He is a farmer and specifically, he grows cocoa. He also has a retail shop. His personal goal is to educate his children up to the university level while his business plan is a wholesale shop and buying more land for cocoa growing. Tom is requesting a loan to buy general merchandise such as sugar and salt 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
  • 224
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,044,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,667.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Tom to buy general merchandise such as sugar and salt to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 18, 2013
Jan 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 18, 2013