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Beatrice lives in Hoima, Uganda. She is aged 45 and single, with eight children aged between 9 and 26. She owns a produce store (selling and buying beans, maize and cassava) and makes extra income through farming. She started her business to support her children like any loving mother. Her major challenge is competition and seasonal changes. She is hard-working and will use the loan to buy beans for resale.

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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
  • 291
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,076,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,600.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $775 helped Beatrice to buy beans for resale.
95% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 22, 2014
Aug 26, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2015