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William is a 55-year-old married man with seven children, living in Kyenjojo, Uganda. He has been in business raising cattle for 15 years in the rural part of Kyenjojo. He obtains additional income from selling local brew. He started his business to obtain more income to educate his children and build a decent home. Limited finances and price fluctuations affect the growth of his business. His dream is to buy more land and expand his farm. William is applying for a loan to expand the farm by buying land and cows.

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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
  • 160
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,703,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,588.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped William to expand the farm by buying land and cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2013
May 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014