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Everest, a 45-year-old married father of 11 children, lives in the town of Kagadi, Uganda where he makes bricks. He began this business to earn a living.

Everest intends to use the loan to buy a water pump to help in brick-laying. He dreams of constructing a house in the future and educating his children to attain degrees as minimum qualifications.

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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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 166
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,315,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,654.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Everest to buy a water pump to help in brick-laying.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2013
Feb 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 19, 2013