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Viola is a 50-year old hardworking married woman living in Kamwenge, Uganda. She deals in poultry, and she rears chicken and cows as her side income. She started this business to generate more income to sustain her family. Her main challenges are poultry diseases that attack her chickens and they end up dying, and inadequate capital to buy equipment.

She is requesting for a loan to buy more chicks to sell.

She has hopes that in future she will have an expanded farm.

Additional Information

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
  • 146
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,982,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,473.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Viola to buy more chicks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2014
Jan 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014