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Mbabazi is 30 years old, married, and has four children who attend school. She owns a retail shop in Kagadi, Uganda and has been in this business for two years. She also rears animals to supplement her income. She was inspired in this business by a good lifestyle that she wanted to live compared to the poverty that she was born in.

Mbabazi is requesting a loan, which she will use to buy soda and general merchandise to sell. She dreams of building a house for her family and educating them up to the university level.

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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
  • 145
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,982,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,640.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Mbabazi to purchase soda and general merchandise to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2013
Mar 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 23, 2013