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Erick is a hardworking married man living in Kagadi, Uganda. He deals in alcohol selling and farming to generate more income to support his family. He hopes to grow his business despite the challenge of poor roads.

Erick is requesting a loan to buy more jerry cans of local brew for selling.

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
  • 184
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,574.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Erick to buy more jerry cans of local brew for selling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2014
Jun 22, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015