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Saturday is a 26-year-old married man with three children living in Kasese, Uganda. He operates a retail shop but also farms in order to raise money for his family. He is a good father who hopes to support his children's education into the university and to build a permanent residential house for them. Price fluctuation is his major hardship while his dreams are to trade in wholesale and venture into mechanized agriculture. Saturday intends to use the loan to buy sodas and beers to sell.

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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
  • 188
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,667,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,525.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Saturday to buy sodas and beers to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 21, 2013