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He is a 41-year-old farmer. He is married with five children aged 17, 15, 13, 8 and 3 years and is named Alfred. Alfred lives in Fort Portal, Uganda in his own house but dreams of having a commercial building for rentals one day and of buying more land for his family.

Alfred’s wife is also a farmer and together they have a plantation and also rear goats to sell after maturity. He says theft and price fluctuations are his biggest threats in his business activities. This is Alfred’s first loan from HOFOKAM and he intends to use the funds to buy fertilizers for his plantation and one Boer goat to rear.

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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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 82
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,571,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,245.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Alfred buying fertilizers for his plantation and one goat to rear.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 23, 2010
Oct 12, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011