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Fred is a 50 year old married male living in the town of Masindi-Uganda. Fred practices farming where by he grows maize. He started the business so as to earn a living.Fred has got dream of educating his children. However he is challenged with weather changes and the bad roads that make transportation of his products to his customers difficult.Fred has asked for a loan to buy maize seeds ahead of the planting season.

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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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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 236
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,036,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,563.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $400 helped Fred to buy maize seeds ahead of the planting season.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 18, 2015