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George used the previous loan to buy maize and beans to sell. He has four children aged between 16 and 5 years and only three attend school. He has been dealing in alcohol production to educate his children as a loving father. He also earns from produce and owns a maize milling machine to get additional income. He hopes to expand his business though he is challenged by competition and price fluctuations. William is requesting a loan to buy more liquor to sell.

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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.

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  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 109
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,637,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,524.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $800 helped George to buy more liquor to sell.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2014
Mar 22, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2015