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Florence is a 50-year-old married woman with five children living in Kyenjojo, Uganda. She operates a retail shop for clothes and shoes alongside maize farming. She started with a family contribution and over time her business has picked up. She has the challenges of customers not paying on time and inadequate capital to meet the people’s demands. She is very committed towards educating her children and expanding her farming activities. Florence is requesting a loan to pay school fees for her child.

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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
  • 193
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,665.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Florence to pay school fees for her child.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2013
Feb 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013