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Wilson
Wilson is a thirty-eight-year-old married man with six children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. For ten years he has been selling fish and with the proceeds he has been able to buy land and support his family. Lack of appropriate preservation equipment and inadequate capital pose a challenge to his business growth while his dream is to buy a refrigerated van. Wilson intends to use the loan to buy fish 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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 225
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,092,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,635.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Wilson to buy fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 27, 2013
Listed
Mar 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013