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Drake, aged 46, lives in Hoima, Uganda. He is married with four children and all attend school. He deals in produce and works six days a week. He started his business in 2011. A restaurant supplements his income. He hopes to expand his business. Weather changes and price fluctuations hinder his business.

He is acquiring a loan to buy more maize and beans to sell.

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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
  • 169
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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 $600 helped Drake buy more maize and beans to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 6, 2014
Jun 4, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015