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Charles is a 48-year-old hardworking married man with five children living in Kamwenge, Uganda. He practices farming as his main source of income alongside livestock production as his side income. He started this business to earn a living and look after his family. Charles is challenged by price fluctuations that lead to a low market for his products but hopes that his business will improve to better standards and he will be able to build a permanent house.

He is requesting a loan to buy fertilizers and seedlings for his gardens.

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
  • 154
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,666,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,463.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Charles to buy fertilizers and seedlings for his gardens.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 12, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2014