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Isaya is 22-years-old, married, has one child and lives in Fort Portal, Uganda. He is a tea farmer but also hawks general merchandise to earn a daily income in order to meet his family's expenses. Unpredictable weather changes and inadequate capital affect his profits while his dreams are to buy more land and farm extensively. Isaya is requesting for a loan to plant more tea.

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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
  • 192
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,585.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Isaya to plant more tea.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2013
May 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 21, 2014