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Ronald is a thirty-eight-year-old married man with one child aged two years, living in Kamwenge, Uganda. His main business where he earns a living is cattle fattening. He started this business to change his standard of living and look after his family. He has hardships of foot and mouth disease that attacks his cattle and they end up dying. However his vision is to have a milk processing machine in five years' time.

He is requesting a loan to buy more cattle for fattening.

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
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,473.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Ronald to buy more cattle for fattening.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 23, 2013
Jan 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014