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Simon lives in Hoima, Uganda. He is aged 48 and is married with three children all attending school. He owns a retail shop, but raises extra income through poultry and coffee farming. He started this business to generate income for his family. Bad weather and poultry diseases like chicken pox are a hindrance to his business. Simon will use the loan to buy chicks for his poultry farm.

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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
  • 236
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,036,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,635.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $775 helped Simon to buy chicks for his poultry farm.
98% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 16, 2014
Jul 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 25, 2015