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Afusa is a forty-year-old divorced female with four children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. She has a food stall where she cooks food for selling. She has been in the business for three years and wishes to have a big restaurant supplying big companies in town and doing outside catering services.

However, she faces the challenges of thieves and seasonality changes. She is a very hardworking woman who cares for the well-being of her four children. Afusa is requesting a loan to buy land for farming.

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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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 136
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,940,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,565.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Afusa to buy land for farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2014