Check out other loans that are currently fundraising!
Violet is a produce dealer in Hoima, Uganda. She sells maize, beans and rice and she works six days a week. She is single and charged with the responsibility of taking care of one child age two. Violet started her business in 2011 to boost her family's income. She intends to expand her business into new markets. However, price fluctuations hinder her business.

Violet will use the money to buy rice, maize and beans 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
  • 234
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,036,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,570.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Violet to buy rice, maize and beans to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014