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Silivia is a married woman and a mother to three children living in Kagadi, Uganda. She operates a retail shop in the same town, a business she has done for two years. She also earns extra income from selling sugar cane.

She dreams of educating her children to attain degrees as minimum qualification and buy land for farming. Silivia intends to use the loan to buy sugar, soap and general merchandise to sell.

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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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 207
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,373,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,633.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Silivia to buy sugar, soap and general merchandise to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Mar 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 26, 2013