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Vincent is a hardworking married man living in Kamwenge, Uganda. He is a farmer who raises cattle, and sells produce and goats to earn a living.

He started this business to educate his children and sustain his family. His business is affected by challenges such as high transportation costs and weather conditions.

He has a vision of owning a big produce store in two years and move his business from the village into town.

Vincent requests a loan to buy produce such as beans and maize 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
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,851,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,513.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Vincent to buy produce such as beans and maize to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 2, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 18, 2015