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Andrew is a 43-year-old hardworking man with seven children living in Masindi, Uganda. The responsibility for looking after the family rests solely on him. He operates a retail shop; he started the business in order to earn income to meet daily expenses since agriculture is seasonal. His challenges are bad weather and inadequate capital. His dream is to expand his farming activities. Andrew intends to use the loan to buy farm inputs.

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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
  • 201
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,741,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,560.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Andrew to buy farm inputs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 22, 2013
Apr 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 21, 2013