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Dennis is a 29-year-old hardworking married man with two children living in Kamwenge, Uganda. He operates a butcher shop and has been business since 2007. He has "seasonal customers" where meat is mainly bought on weekends and festive days and this poses a challenge to his business growth while his dream is to more butcher shops in other town centers. Dennis intends to use the loan to buy cows and goats to slaughter and sell.

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
  • 134
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,608,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,520.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Dennis to buy cows and goats to slaughter and sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2013
Nov 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 18, 2015