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Paul, age 37, sells maize and beans to earn a living. His primary challenges are price fluctuation and high transportation costs. He engages in farming to earn additional income.

Paul and his wife have four children and live in Fort Portal. His goal is to expand the scope of his business so that he may eventually ensure the higher education of his children.

Paul is requesting a loan in order to buy maize and beans to offer for sale.

Additional Information

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
  • 145
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,003,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,537.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Paul to buy maize and beans to offer for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 7, 2014
May 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015