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Ruth
Ruth is a 37-year-old hardworking mother to three children living in Kagadi, Uganda. She owns a bar and retail shop where she sells sodas, beer and general merchandise. She has been in this business for six years, and she supplements it with income from making local brew and from the sitting allowances as a women councilor. She dreams of educating her children up to the university and owning a hotel.

Ruth intends to use the loan to buy beer and soda to sell.

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
  • 160
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,315,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,640.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Ruth to buy beer and soda to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 20, 2013
Listed
Mar 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014