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Doreen is a Ugandan female, aged 30 years. She is married, with three children and she has a liquor store where sells a local brew, commonly known as Waragi. She has been in this business for three years, having started with a produce store whose business she still maintains as her side source of income.

Doreen hopes to finish her house, but she is challenged by competition and high license costs of local brew.

Doreen is requesting a loan to buy alcohol to sell.

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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.


About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 253
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,806,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,474.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Doreen to buy alcohol to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 18, 2015