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Godfrey is a 51-year-old married man living in Kasese, Uganda. For 20 years, he has been in the agriculture sector and also buys produce from other farmers to meet the high demand.

Good father that he is, he desires to educate his children up to the University and set up sustainable income generating activities to secure their future.

Unpredictable weather changes are his major hindrance to growth, while his desire is to become a model farmer.

Godfrey intends to use the loan to buy fertilizer for his garden.

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
  • 125
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,590.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Godfrey to buy fertilizer for his garden.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 1, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014