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Everlyne is a 30-year-old single mother of two children living in Kasese, Uganda. She has been selling fresh foods for a year. She also farms to earn extra income. She started the business in order to raise money to educate her children. The high rate of perishability and inadequate capital affect her business growth. Her dreams are to have a quality food store with refrigerators and to educate her children to attain degrees as minimum qualification. Everlyne intends to use the loan to pay school fees for her children.

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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
  • 174
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,593.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Everlyne to pay school fees for her children.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2013
Sep 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014