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Florence
Florence is a forty-year-old divorced woman with three children living in Kasese, Uganda. She sells cassava flour and she started the business in order to earn money to support her family. Unpredictable weather changes and price fluctuations affect her business growth while her desire is to diversify and trade in other food crops such as maize and beans. Florence is requesting a loan to buy cassava flour to sell.

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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
  • 142
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,654,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,515.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Florence to buy cassava flour to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 6, 2013
Listed
Nov 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2014