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John
John is a 57-year-old man with 10 children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. He practices agriculture and with the proceeds he has been able to earn enough money to build rental houses from which he earns a monthly income. Like most farmers he is faced with challenges of price fluctuation and unpredictable weather changes. His dream is to become a model farmer in the region. John intends to use the loan to buy fertilizer and pay workers who are weeding his garden.

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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.
 

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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 288
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,076,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,539.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped John to buy fertilizer and pay workers who are weeding his garden.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 2, 2013
Listed
Oct 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2014