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Amina is a 33-year-old woman with 3 children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. She has a business of selling fresh fruits. Her main challenge is having a lack of preservation equipment, thus leading to losses. Her dream is to buy a refrigerator and expand her business. A good mother that she is, she desires to educate her children up to a university level. Amina intends to use the loan to buy fresh foods like oranges, watermelons, passion fruits and beans 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
  • 204
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,441,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,650.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Amina to buy fresh foods like oranges, watermelons, passion fruits and beans to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2013
Mar 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2013