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Eliphaz is a forty two-year-old married man with two children who lives in Bundibugyo-Uganda.

He has a retail shop and also sells cocoa as another source of income to meet his family's basic needs.

He hopes to build a permanent house, expand his business into a busy trading center, and educate his children at higher levels. He is limited by a low income and requests a loan to buy biscuits, soap, sodas, salt, and tea leaves to sell.

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
  • 289
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,089,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,550.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Eliphaz to buy biscuits, soap, sodas, salt, and tea leaves for selling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 8, 2014
Jun 8, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014