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Benson is a 40 year old married man with 6 children living in Masindi, Uganda .Hardworking as he is, he decided to start practicing agriculture which he has done for 12 years along side earning a salary as a civil servant. With the proceeds, he has been able to provide basic needs for his children. He has hopes of educating his children to higher levels of learning despite the challenges of inadequate capital and price fluctuation. Benson is requesting a loan to buy maize seedlings to plant.

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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
  • 198
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,762,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,589.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Benson to buy maize seedlings to plant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 13, 2013
Jul 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014