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Jane is aged 47 with five children. She lives in Fort Portal, Uganda. Her business is banana selling alongside farming to supplement her income. She started the business to support her family, despite being challenged by high transportation costs. She has a dream of educating her children to the university and having enough stock to supply to her customers. Jane needs the loan to buy fresh foods like bananas to sell.

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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
  • 179
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,674,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,455.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Jane to buy fresh foods like bananas to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 12, 2014
Feb 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2014