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Faith is a 45-year-old married woman with five children. She lives in Bundibugyo, Uganda, and operates a shop and also rears cattle to earn an income. Faith is very hardworking. Although she has managed to continue with her business, her major challenge is insufficient funds.

Faith is requesting a loan to buy general merchandise such as salt, sugar, and bread to sell. In the future, she dreams of educating her children and owning a ranch.

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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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 206
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,762,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,583.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Faith to buy general merchandise such as salt, sugar, and bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 22, 2013
Jun 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014