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George is a 49-year-old married man with six children, living in Kyenjojo, Uganda.

He has been in a goat-rearing business that he started many years back. He obtains additional income from farming. He is faced with a problem of lack of enough land to expand the grazing area for his goats.

George is requesting for a loan to buy more goats for resale.

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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
  • 195
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,415,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,531.6
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped George to buy more goats for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 7, 2014
May 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014