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Agnes is a 30-year-old hardworking woman with four children. She lives in Fort Portal, Uganda. Alice is a farmer but also has a retail shop to supplement her farming activities since farming is seasonal with unpredictable outputs. Her major business challenges include inadequate capital and price fluctuations.

Alice is requesting a loan to buy tomatoes to plant. Her desire is to become a leading farmer.

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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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 164
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,672,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,520.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Agnes to buy tomatoes to plant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 10, 2013
Nov 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 25, 2014