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John is a thirty-one-year-old married man with two children, aged 12 and 4, living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. In order to provide basics to his family, he started a clothing shop and the business has been very profitable. He desires to educate his children up to the university. Price fluctuations and the ever-changing customer preferences affect the business while his desire is to own a modern boutique. John intends to use the loan to buy clothes to sell.

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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
  • 173
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,659.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped John to buy clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2013
Feb 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013