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Gorret is a 50-year-old woman with 6 children living in Hoima, Uganda. Gorret practices a livestock-farming business which she has run for over ten years now, and she also earns a salary as a civil servant. Diseases and the high cost of medicine are her major challenge, while her dreams are to own a ranch and a milk processing plant. Being the good mother that she is, Gorret desires to educate her children up to university. Gorret intends to use the loan to buy an exotic cattle breed for rearing.

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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
  • 288
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,076,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,570.6
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Gorret to buy an exotic cattle breed for rearing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 16, 2013
Aug 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014