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Siliva owns a boutique in Hoima, Uganda. He is married with five children and three attend school. He gets additional income from farming. He started his business in 2009 so as to provide for his family needs. He hopes to educate his children and expand his business. Limited capital coupled with competition hinder his business.

He is acquiring credit to increase his stock by buying more clothes for selling.

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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
  • 175
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,543.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Siliva to increase his stock by buying more clothes for selling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2014
Jun 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014