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Robert is a 33-year-old married man with two children living in Masindi, Uganda. He practices farming and also runs a bar that he has had for five years. He faces a challenge of price fluctuations and inadequate capital for the business. His dreams are to educate his children to attain degrees as a minimum qualification, build a house and expand his farming activities. Robert intends to use the loan to pay workers who are helping him to harvest his maize crop.

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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
  • 241
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,036,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,665.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Robert to pay workers who are helping him to harvest his maize crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 18, 2013
Feb 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013