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Aston is a hardworking man with four children who lives in Fort Portal, Uganda. His main business is farming but he is also a veterinarian. The money he has earned has allowed him to educate his children, and his main goal for the future is to see them graduate so that they can get good jobs. He plans to pay for their continuing education by buying more cows and expanding his farm. His main challenge is customers who fail to pay their bills. Aston will use this loan to buy a heifer and medications for his animals.

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
  • 85
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,566,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,583.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Aston to buy a heifer and medications for his cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 6, 2013
Jun 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 20, 2013