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Bosco is a 24-year-old married man living in Masindi, Uganda. He practices farming and earns a salary as a civil servant in order to support his growing family. Unpredictable weather changes and price fluctuation affect his yields, while his dream is to venture into modern farming methods.

Bosco intends to use the loan to buy farm inputs, such as seeds and fertilizers, for 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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 224
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,028,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,541.3
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Bosco to buy farm inputs, such as seeds and fertilizers, for his garden.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Sep 13, 2013
Oct 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014