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Darley is a forty-one-year-old woman with three children living in Kasese, Uganda. She grows flowers for a living and the business has been very lucrative since parties are held almost every weekend and she is the sole supplier in the area. She also earns a salary as a teacher. Diseases and unpredictable weather changes pose a challenge to her business while her desire is to buy land and expand her farming activities. Darley intends to use the 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
  • 136
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,940,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,541.3
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Darley to buy land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 3, 2013
Oct 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014