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Charles is a 61-year-old married man with four children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. He deals in firewood and timber.

Charles is applying for a 1,000,000 UGX loan from HOFOKAM to buy more firewood and timber to sell. He is hoping to expand his business into areas with more need for wood.

As a good father, Charles desires to educate his children to university level. He would also like to build rental houses so as to have a sustainable source of income.

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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
  • 238
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,036,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,594.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Charles to buy more fire wood and timber to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 12, 2013
Apr 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 22, 2013