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Jackson is a 27-year-old married man with two children living in Kamwenge, Uganda. He is a very hardworking man who swears never to live in poverty despite his poor background. Jackson trades in coffee and also has a retail shop where he earns a daily income. The coffee business is seasonal and requires a lot of labor input to collect from different farmers. Nevertheless, he has been able to reap tangible benefits. Jackson intends to use this loan to buy coffee 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
  • 220
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,044,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,650.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Jackson to buy coffee to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2013
Mar 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 20, 2013