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Nelson
Nelson is a sixty-one-year old married man with three children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. He has been farming since 1976 and has been able to educate his children, although he is faced with the challenge of unpredictable changes in the weather. His dreams are to build a residential house and to venture into modern farming. Nelson will use the loan to improve his banana farm by buying fertilizers and mulch.

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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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 152
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,307,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,588.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Nelson to improve his banana farm by buying fertilizers and mulch.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 14, 2013
Listed
May 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014