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Yokonia is a forty-three-year-old married male living in Bundibugyo Uganda. He has seven children, but only three go to school.

He is a farmer who has been in business for eight years and it has helped him to provide for the welfare of his family and to meet daily expenses.

He dreams of expanding his farming by buying a big piece of land and yield big quantities, though he complains of harsh weather changes.

Yokonia is asking for a loan to buy cocoa and rent a cocoa garden to harvest and sell cocoa.

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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
  • 204
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,441,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,560.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Yokonia to buy cocoa and rent a cocoa garden to harvest and sell cocoa.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014