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Erazimas is a 37-year-old, hardworking man, who has six children and lives in Masindi, in Uganda.The responsibility of looking after the family rests on him alone, and his desire is to educate his children up to the University level. He practices farming. He has got an ox to help him in farming with ease, and he also hires it out to other farmers. Unpredictable weather changes and limited capital affect his growth. His dream is to become a model farmer in the region. Erazimas intends to use the loan to buy more land for farming.

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
  • 121
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,574.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Erazimas to buy more land for farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 22, 2013
Apr 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2013