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Enid is a hard working woman with two children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. She operates a bakery, sells porridge and trades in agricultural produce in order to earn a living. Being the good mother that she is, she desires to educate her children up to university, even though she did not go to school herself. Price fluctuations and inadequate capital are her major challenges, while her dream is to buy land and construct a house for residence. Enid is requesting a loan to buy land.

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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
  • 272
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,080,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,575.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Enid to buy land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 14, 2013
Sep 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 25, 2013