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Christopher lives in Hoima, Uganda and sells cement, iron sheets and other hardware items alongside produce, airtime and petrol in jerrycans.

He is a married, hardworking man charged with the responsibility of taking care of three children, two of whom attend school. He desires to educate his children to higher levels and improve his standard of living. Limited capital and high transport costs affect his business.

Christopher is acquiring a loan to buy more cement, nails, paint, iron bars and iron sheets to sell.

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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
  • 311
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,618,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,570.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $975 helped Christopher to buy more cement, nails, paint, iron bars and iron sheets to sell.
98% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 22, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2015