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Sulyman is a 34-year-old, married man with two children, who resides in Bundibugyo-Uganda. His major business is cattle farming. He earns a side income from teaching in a school with the purpose of raising income for his family, and improving their standard of living. He sells cattle to the local community. Sulyman is hardworking, though affected by the dry season where water and grass for the cattle are hardly there. He dreams of building a permanent house, buying a car, and educating his children to a higher level of education. He needs a loan to buy more bulls 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.


About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 140
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,307,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,534.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,200 helped Sulyman to buy more bulls to sell.
79% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2014
May 22, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: