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Fabiano is a fify-nine-year-old married man with 12 children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He has been in the cocoa business for 16 years and his main clients are middlemen from town and sometimes he supplies to the factory directly. He has a dream of paying school fees for his children and venturing into other cash crops like coffee, despite challenges of price fluctuations.

Fabiano intends to use the loan to pay workers who are helping him to harvest cocoa 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
  • 135
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,681.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Fabiano to pay workers who are helping him to harvest cocoa to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 16, 2013
Jan 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 26, 2013