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Jasitas is a 32-year-old married man with one child living in Kagadi, Uganda. He operates a sports and video hall which has been in operation for a period of two years. He says he started this business due to the demand of such services in the area and to develop himself and his family. He would like to work hard and become rich and then build a permanent house for their residence. Inefficient power supplies is the biggest factor affecting his business, while his dream is to buy a solar panel and install digital television services to attract more customers. Jasitas intends to use the loan to buy digital television services to attract more customers.

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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
  • 195
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,633.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Jasitas to buy digital television services to attract more customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Mar 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013