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John, age 43, lives in Hoima, Uganda. He is married and charged with the responsibility of taking care of six children. He is an honest and hardworking man who desires to educate all his children to a secondary level.

He deals in produce buying and selling maize, rice, and groundnuts; he gets an additional income from farming. Seasonality changes affect his business as it reduces crop production.

John is requesting a loan to buy more produce to 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
  • 123
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,817,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,506.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped John to buy more produce to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2013
Dec 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014