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John Bosco
John Bosco is a 42-year-old hardworking man living in Kamwenge, Uganda. He sells fish and goats and farms as his main source of income. He started this business to look after his family. His personal goals are to educate his children to attain degrees.

High license costs and inadequate capital are his major hindrances to achieving his dream which is to diversify his business by selling cattle. John Bosco intends to use the loan to buy fish and goats to sell.

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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
  • 273
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,076,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,513.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped John Bosco to buy fish and goats to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 2, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014