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William is a 27-year-old married man with three children living in Masindi, Uganda. He is a farmer but also has a motorcycle transport business. Like most responsible fathers, he dreams of having a sustainable income to secure his children's future. Unpredictable weather changes and high fuel costs affect his profits. His goal is to become a leading farmer in the area and to buy a taxi. William intends to use the loan to buy farm inputs such as seedlings to plant.

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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
  • 211
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,028,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,563.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped William to buy farm inputs such as seedlings to plant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 15, 2013
May 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 24, 2013