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Andrew lives in the town of Masindi, Uganda. He practices farming whereby he cultivates maize at a large scale and also buys and sells to others. His business is located in a rural area. He started the business because it is what he could manage to do based on the fact that agriculture is the backbone of our Ugandan economy. Andrew has a great dream of buying a motor vehicle to aid him in transporting his products to his customers despite being challenged by weather changes.

He wants a loan to buy produce.

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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
  • 202
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,388,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,522.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Andrew to buy produce like maize to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 11, 2014
Mar 20, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2014