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Benadatte is a 33-year-old single mother of four children living in Kyenjojo, Uganda. She is a tea farmer alongside being a primary teacher, where she is paid very little salary. Benadatte solely takes full responsibility for the three orphans of her biological brother in addition to her four children. She has a challenge of the price fluctuation of tea and inadequate capital to buy farm inputs (fertilizers, etc.).

She is very committed towards educating her children up to the university level and also desires to expand her plantation. Benadatte is requesting a loan to buy manure and pay workers who are helping her out in her tea plantation.

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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
  • 170
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,665.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Benadatte to buy manure and pay workers who are helping her out in her tea plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 21, 2013
Feb 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2013