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Florah is a forty-year-old married woman with four children living in Kasese, Uganda.

Sixteen years ago she decided to venture into agriculture and she owns a banana plantation. After realizing that her plantation could not sustainably supply her customers, she decided to buy from other farmers. Being the good mother that she is, she desires to educate her children up to the university level. Banana wilt is her major set back while her dream is to venture into modern farming so as to realize high and better yields.

Florah intends to use the loan to buy bananas 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
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,675.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Florah to buy bananas to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 12, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014