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Julius is a 27-year-old married man with two children, ages four and one, living in Kagadi, Uganda. Due to his passion for a better life, he started a produce and liquor business seven years ago. During this time, he has been able to build a residential house and also has continued to do farming to supplement his produce business.

Julius is requesting for a loan to buy a local brew to sell. The challenges of weather and bad roads affect his business. His business plans include buying land and expanding on his farming activities. He dreams of educating his children and buying a motorcycle.

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
  • 84
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,545,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,667.4
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Julius to buy local brew to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 12, 2012
Dec 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013