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Wil is a 33-year-old married man with four children and lives in Kasese,Uganda. He has been practicing farming, especially bananas and coffee, for five years and also has a soda and beer depot as an additional income source. Like most farmers in his area, he faces the challenges of soil exhaustion due to soil erosion on the slopes and unpredictable seasonal weather changes. He has dreams of using modern farming techniques and expanding his depot to new areas. Wil is requesting a loan for manure for his coffee and banana plantations.

Additional Information

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.

Important Information

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
  • 134
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,592.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Wil to buy manure for his coffee and banana plantations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 19, 2012
Oct 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013