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Fred is a 31-year-old married man with three children living in Kagadi, Uganda. For eleven years, he has been working as a civil servant, and a good father that he is, he has been able to pay fees for his children with his little salary.

He also started a retail shop to raise money that can help him in meeting his family daily expenses. His dream is to own a wholesale shop.

Fred is requesting a loan for general merchandise, such as soap and cassava flour, to sell.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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
  • 233
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,032,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,583.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $775 helped Fred to buy general merchandise, such as soap and cassava flour, to sell.
55% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2013
Jun 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss: