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David is a 60-year-old married man with six children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He deals mainly in cocoa farming and earns additional income from a retail shop. He chose to deal in cocoa after accessing the lucrative nature of the crop and the ready market due to the factory in town. A good father that he is he desires to educate his children up to the university level and expand his cocoa plantation. David intends to use the loan to pay workers who are pruning his cocoa garden.

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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
  • 174
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,590.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped David to prune his cocoa garden.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2013
May 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014