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Godfrey is a hard-working married man who lives in Kagadi, Uganda. He also carries out welding to earn extra income. He went into business so as to eradicate poverty. However, he is limited by capital, seasonal changes and price fluctuations which reduce his output and income.

His dream is to expand his business into new market areas. Godfrey is requesting a loan to buy maize and beans 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
  • 289
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,090,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,474.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Godfrey to buy maize and beans to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 24, 2014
Jan 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014