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Godfrey is 27 years old. He is a hardworking married man who lives in Hoima, Uganda. Godfrey runs a produce business and has been able to provide the basics for his family with the proceeds from his business. He is a good father who desires to educate his children through university. Godfrey also wants to start a number of sustainable, income-generating activities. His major business challenges include the high cost of transport and price fluctuation.

Godfrey is requesting a loan to buy maize and groundnuts to sell. In the future, he wants to become a model farmer in his village.

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
  • 128
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,520.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Godfrey to buy maize and groundnuts to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2013
Nov 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014