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Faisi is a twenty-six-year-old married woman with four children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. She has been in agriculture for five years and also has a side business of fish selling. She began the business to increase her capital. She intends to use this loan to buy fish and pay workers who are pruning her cocoa plantation. Her business desire is to expand her cocoa plantation and buy a refrigerated van.

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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
  • 136
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,940,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,563.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Faisi to buy fish and pay workers who are pruning her cocoa plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 23, 2013
May 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013