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John is forty nine year old hardworking man with eight children living in Fort Portal, Uganda.He has been running a diary farm since 1985 a long side crop production to boost his family income.He has a vision of having a big farm and educating his children to higher levels of learning although like any another farmer,he is faced with hardships of unpredictable weather change.John intends to use the loan to buy six rolls of barbed wire, poles and pay workers.

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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
  • 232
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,033,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,591.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped John to buy six rolls of barbed wire, poles and pay workers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2013
May 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014