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Rhita
Rhita is a thirty-five year old woman with four children living in Kasese, Uganda. She is a teacher who was inspired to serve by the conduct of her former teachers, whom she used to admire a lot. Like most government workers she faces a challenge of low salary that can hardly meet the demands of her family. Her dream is to venture into farming after assessing the high demand for agricultural products. Rhita intends to use the loan 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
  • 231
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,183,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,650.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,250 helped Rhita to buy land for farming.
59% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 15, 2013
Listed
Mar 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible