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Beatrice is a 55-year-old woman with eight children living in Kyenjojo, Uganda. Her main business is maize growing. In addition, she operates a small food stall in the market which gives her additional income. Her ambition to better the lives of her children drove her to venture into these activities. She wants to expand her business to other areas, despite challenges of seasonal weather changes and low prices. Beatrice is requesting a loan to buy land to expand her farming activities.

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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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 250
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,801,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,681.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Beatrice to buy land to expand her farming activities.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2012
Dec 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2013