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John Bosco
John Bosco is a 40-year-old, married man, with four children, living in Kamwenge, Uganda. He is a driver who earns a salary, but also carries out other businesses, such as farming and animal-rearing in order to raise money to support his growing family. Low salary payment and price fluctuations are his major challenges, while his desire is to buy more land for farming and also to buy a taxi.

John Bosco intends to use the loan to buy land for farming.

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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
  • 236
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,036,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,568.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $825 helped John Bosco to buy land for farming.
95% repaid
Repayment Term
39 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2013
Sep 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2015