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Wallen is a thirty-year-old divorced man with four children living in Kasese, Uganda. For a year now he has been in the agricultural business and he also operates a retail shop in order to meet his daily family expenses. Good father that he is, he desires to educate his children, construct a permanent residential house, and venture into produce sales so as to raise more income for the family. Wallen intends to use the loan to buy coffee, maize and rice to sell.

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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
  • 264
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,713,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,590.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Wallen to buy coffee, maize and rice to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2013
Aug 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014