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Geofrey is a 36-year-old man living in Hoima, Uganda. He is married with two children, aged 12 and 6 years. His wife is currently a student, meaning the welfare of the family is Geofrey's responsibility. He dreams of seeing his wife through her education. He is employed as a cashier for a giant hardware shop in Hoima, Uganda. He has obtaining credit from HOFOKAM and this is his third loan through which he has been able to finish his residential house and also buy a motorcycle for his business. He intends to use the loan funds to finish construction of his residential house with a water tank

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This loan provides farmers and low-income entrepreneurs from underserved rural areas with access to financial services. By supporting this loan, you allow more farmers and rural entrepreneurs to access capital.

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About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 130
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,070.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Geofrey finishing construction of his residential house with a water tank system.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 24, 2011