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George
George is a 61-year-old married man with seven children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. His main business is tea farming, alongside serving as a civil servant in order to earn extra income. Good father that he is, he desires to educate his children up to the University. Like most farmers he is challenged by unpredictable weather changes and price fluctuation while his dream is to become a model farmer in the region.

George intends to use the loan to plant more tea.

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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 161
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,340,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,588.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped George to plant more tea.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 18, 2013
Listed
Jul 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014