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Lawrence is a forty-four year old married man with three children living in Kamwenge, Uganda. He deals in produce to earn a living. He hopes to have a modern produce store in the future, although he faces the challenges of a lack of enough capital and price fluctuation. Lawrence is requesting a loan to buy more produce such as maize and beans to sell. The person at the back is a credit officer with Hofokam.

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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
  • 235
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,036,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,587.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Lawrence to buy more produce such as maize and beans to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2013
Jun 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 27, 2013