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Robert lives in Hoima, Uganda. He is 42 years old and married with 10 children, seven of whom attend school. For the last nine years he has been in the produce business. Price fluctuation and weather changes hinder his business. He earns additional income from motorcycle transport, commonly known as 'boda-boda' and rentals. His dream is to build a commercial house in town. Robert needs a loan to buy a piece of land in town.

This client took a photo with a motorcycle because it is the business he does.

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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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 287
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,076,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,522.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $1,200 helped Robert to buy a piece of land in town.
98% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 3, 2014
Mar 18, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015