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Dorcus is a hardworking lady with one child, and she lives in Fort Portal, Uganda. She is in the retail and green leaf business. She started the business with the vision of stabilizing her income. She faces the hardship of low capital. But she still hopes to have a well established retail shop. Dorcus has asked for a loan to add stock of sugar, soap, cooking oil, pampers and g.nuts 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
  • 176
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,615.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Dorcus to add stock of sugar, soap, cooking oil, pampers, and g.nuts to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 16, 2014
Jul 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015