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Joshua is a 42-year-old married man with eight children of which seven are of school-going age. A piggery farmer, he lives in Kagadi, Uganda, and has been in this business for five years. He also grows crops. He is also a teacher who was inspired in this business by a good lifestyle that he wanted to live compared to the poverty that he was born in. He dreams of building a good house for his family and educating his children up to the University. Joshua intends to use the loan to pay school fees for his children.

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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
  • 225
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,044,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,519.8
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Joshua to pay school fees for his children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 19, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 21, 2013