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Ivan is a 41 years old and married, with eight children. He lives in Kasese, Uganda.

He is a farmer but also has a transport business to earn more money to support his family.

Of late his plantation of bananas has been affected by the banana-wilt disease, which has caused a drop in his yields. He hopes to rehabilitate the plantation, so he intends to use the loan to buy fertilizers and sprays and pay workers who are to uproot the affected stems.

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More information about this loan

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
  • 271
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,081,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,541.3
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Ivan to fight banana-wilt disease by buying fertilizers and sprays and paying workers to uproot the damaged stems.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 3, 2013
Oct 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014