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Ali is a 32-year-old married man with four children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He sells fish and also has a cocoa farm as a side business. A good father that he is, he dreams of educating his children up to the university level and exporting fish to other countries. Inadequate capital and preservation equipment affect his business so his plan is to buy a refrigerated van when he can. Ali intends to use the loan to buy fish 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
  • 185
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,706,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,590.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Ali to buy fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 9, 2013
May 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014