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Bruno
Bruno is a forty-seven-year-old married man with seven children. Four of them go to school. He currently lives in Kasese, Uganda. For ten years he has practiced agriculture and also runs a workshop business to earn some additional income. Bruno started the business to sustain his family and with the proceeds, he has educated his children. He hopes to expand his workshop to different areas and improve his banana plantation. However, price fluctuations and seasonal changes are challenges he faces. Bruno intends to use the loan to rehabilitate his banana plantation by adding fertilizers.

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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
  • 267
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,188,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,602.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Bruno to rehabilitate his banana plantation by adding fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 11, 2013
Listed
Jun 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 23, 2013