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Donata
Donata is a 53-year-old married woman with four children who lives in Kasese, Uganda. Fourteen years ago she decided to venture into craft sales after assessing the demand both locally and internationally. Since then, Donata has reaped tangible benefits. Her business is strategically located on the way to Queen Elizabeth National Park and many tourists stop over to buy something from her. Her biggest business challenge is inadequate capital to meet customer demand.

Donata is requesting a loan to buy raw materials to make crafts to sell. In the future, she hopes to expand her business to new markets.

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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 262
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,047,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,474.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Donata to buy raw materials to make crafts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 15, 2013
Listed
Mar 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 20, 2013