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Livingi is a 38-year-old man with six children who lives in Kagadi, Uganda. For two years he has been trading in a local brewery business. With the income earned, he has been able to pay the school fees for his children and buy land.

His business challenges are a lack of inadequate capital to facilitate the business and customers not paying on time.

Livingi would like to educate his children up to the university level and expand his business to the city where there is a ready market. He intends to use the loan to buy local brews to sell.

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
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,584.8
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,175 helped Livingi to buy local brews to sell.
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 22, 2012
Nov 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 9, 2012