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Samuel is a 47-year-old married man with five children and lives in Kyenjojo, Uganda.

He has been in commercial agriculture for four years. He obtains additional income from the cattle trade.

Samuel is faced with a lack of capital to reinvest in and maintain his tea farm. He has a vision of planting more tea to increase his income.

He is requesting a loan to buy fertilizer and manure for his tea 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
  • 2,472.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Samuel to buy fertilizer and manure for his tea farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 21, 2014
Jan 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014