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Eric, 32, is married and lives in a semi-permanent house in Kyenjojo, Uganda. He is a farmer who grows tea, a common source of income in this region. He inherited the fields upon which he grew up and now grows tea. Droughts that cause his tea crops to dry up are his challenge.

Eric is asking for a 2,000,000 UGX loan from HOFOKAM to buy manure and pesticides for his tea plantation. He dreams of building a permanent home and educating his two children.

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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
  • 116
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,435.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Eric to buy manure and pesticides.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 28, 2013