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Forty-nine-year-old Adriano lives in Masindi, Uganda. He is married and responsible for taking care of six children. He is a farmer and also earns income from selling charcoal. Thieves hinder his business. His dream is to venture into commercialized agriculture. Adriano is requesting a loan to buy fertilizer and pay to weed his farm.

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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
  • 239
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,789,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,588.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Adriano to buy fertilizer and pay to weed his farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 15, 2013
May 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013