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George is a 51-year-old man living in Masindi, Uganda. He is married and has responsibility for ten children. He runs a farm, and his major clients are middle-men who come to his land to get produce.

George's major challenge is unpredictable weather. He wants to become a model farmer in the region, and educate his children up to University level. George intends to use this loan to buy farm inputs such as seeds and fertilizers.

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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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 194
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,569.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped George to buy farm inputs such as seeds and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 22, 2013
Aug 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014