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Zubairi is a father of six and lives in Hoima, Uganda. Five of his children attend school. He sells sugar, salt, soap, and other general merchandise alongside his businesses of cattle fattening and farming.

He started business his in 2000 and works seven days a week. He hopes to educate his children and buy them enough land. Load shedding hinders his business. He is acquiring a loan to buy more maize and beans to sell. He is acquiring a loan to buy new solar panels for lighting.

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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.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 153
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,711,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,550.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $800 helped Zubairi to buy new solar panels for lighting.
89% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 22, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: