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Safina is a hardworking married woman living in Bundibugyo, Uganda.She has been running a butcher shop a long side cocoa growing to boost her income. Her dream is to build a permanent house for residence and add two more butcher shops although long distance to her business premises is a major set back.Safina is requesting for a loan to buy more cows to sell in her butcher shop.

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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
  • 173
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,003,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,612.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Safina to buy more cows to sell in her butcher shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2013
Jun 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014