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Abbia is a forty-year-old married woman with two children living in Kasese, Uganda. She has been rearing goats for fifteen years and also sells popcorn to earn extra income. Like all mothers she desires to educate her children up to University levels and set up sustainable income generating activities such as rental houses to secure their future. Prolonged drought and diseases affect her projected profits while her dream is to own a ranch. Abbia intends to use the loan to buy goats to rear.

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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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 105
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,637,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,640.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Abbia to buy goats to rear.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2013
Mar 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014