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Jimmy is a 37-year-old hardworking man with 3 children ages 4, 7 and 10. They live in Fort Portal- Uganda.

He started an agriculture business in 2009 to generate income. He faces challenges of weather changes but has a vision to expand his tea farm.

Jimmy needs a loan to buy tea seedlings to expand his farm.

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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
  • 149
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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 $1,200 helped Jimmy to buy tea seedlings to expand his farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 12, 2014
May 29, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015