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Charles
Charles is a thirty-year-old man with four children living in Masindi, Uganda. He is a farmer and also provides motorcycle transport in order to raise money to support his family. Price fluctuations and unpredictable changes in the weather affect his business growth. His dreams are to buy a taxi and venture into commercialized agriculture. Charles intends to use the loan to buy farm inputs such as fertilizers and seeds.

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
  • 118
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,541.3
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Charles to buy farm inputs, such as fertilizers and seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 18, 2013
Listed
Oct 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2014