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Alfred is 59 years old, married, and has thirteen children. They live in Masindi, Uganda. He is a farmer, and also earns a salary from teaching. Like most farmers, he is challenged by unpredictable weather changes and price fluctuations that affect his growth.

His dreams are to educate his children up to the university level, and to venture into modern commercial farming to earn extra income. Alfred intends to use this loan to pay workers who are plowing his land for the next season.

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
  • 89
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,590,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,589.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Alfred to pay workers who are plowing his land for the next season.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 18, 2013
May 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 24, 2013