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Godfrey is 40 years old, married with six children and living in Bundibugyo-Uganda. He is dealing mainly in cocoa growing and he has diversified the business by selling tomatoes, cabbages and other fresh foods on a busy street. Godfrey does all this work with the aim of raising income to support his family. He also sells to the local community, and meets a difficulty of limited capital. Godfrey's dream is to build a permanent house and to further educate his children. He will use the loan to buy fresh foods for selling.

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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
  • 97
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,246,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,534.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $600 helped Godfrey to buy fresh foods for selling.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2014
May 22, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2015