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Salvius is a 41 year-old married man who has four children and lives in Fort Portal, Uganda. His main business is farming, alongside teaching to boost his income. Hard working as he is, he has managed to start a retail shop and to educate his children. He has a vision of expanding his business to new areas and serving his clients better. He is facing challenges of increased competition. His desire is to expand his piggery project. Salvius will use the loan to construct a bigger pig sty and buy more pigs.

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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
  • 175
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,589.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Salvius to construct a bigger pig sty and buy more pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2013
Jul 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014