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Edson
Edson is a 33-year-old married man with two children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He has been an enrolled nurse for nine years. He was inspired to join this service because he has the love to save lives. He hopes to go for further studies, educate his children and buy land for farming. He is challenged by lack of medicine at the health center, hence hindering his work, and high transport. The purpose of the loan is to buy land for farming.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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
  • 320
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,623,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,654.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Edson to buy land for farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 31, 2013
Listed
Feb 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2014