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Robert is a 35-year-old married man living in Masindi, Uganda. He practices farming and has a private school where he earns extra income. Unpredictable weather changes and high cost of operations are his major challenges, while his dream is to expand his school to accommodate more students.

A good father that he is, he desires to educate his children up to the university, and expand his farming activities. Robert intends to use the loan to buy farm inputs, such as seeds and fertilizers.

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
  • 119
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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 $400 helped Robert to buy farm inputs, such as seeds and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Sep 17, 2013
Oct 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014