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Rose is a 34-years-old married woman with 2 children living in Fort Portal Uganda. She deals in selling fresh foods, a bar and the selling of produce. She started these businesses in order to earn a living.

She faces the hardship of competition and poor roads, as she always has to transport fresh foods to different markets. However, she has hopes of educating her children to higher levels of learning.

Rose needs a loan to buy fresh foods like tomatoes to sell.

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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
  • 223
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,044,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,610.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Rose to buy fresh foods like tomatoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 23, 2014
Aug 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015