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Abert is a 36-year-old hard-working man living in Kamwenge, Uganda. He has been farming since 2002 and with the proceeds, he has been able to buy land to expand his farming activities. Like most farmers, he is challenged by unpredictable weather changes which distract from his planned seasons and projections. His dream is to venture into modern farming.
Abert is requesting a loan to buy farm inputs such as seedlings and fertilizer.

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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
  • 136
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,940,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,597.6
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Abert to buy farm inputs such as seedlings and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2013
Jun 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014