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Wilson is 53 years old, married and has four children. He lives in Masindi, Uganda. He is a very enterprising man, who started up a school and also practices farming. Like most farmers, he is challenged by inadequate capital and price fluctuations. His dreams are seeing his children graduate with degrees and venturing into mechanized agriculture. Wilson intends to use the loan to buy farm inputs and to pay workers.

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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
  • 218
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,044,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,574.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Wilson to buy farm inputs and to pay workers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 22, 2013
Apr 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 19, 2013