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Simon is a 29-year-old man living in Masindi, Uganda. He is engaged in the farming business and with the proceeds he has been able to buy more land and support his siblings. He started the business so as to earn a living though he is challenged by unpredictable weather changes, especially prolonged drought. Simon intends to use the loan to pay workers who are preparing land for the next planting season.

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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
  • 200
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,373,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,571.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Simon to pay workers who are preparing land for the next planting season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 9, 2013
Aug 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014