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Rahel is a 32-year-old, hardworking, married woman with five children living in Kamwenge, Uganda. She deals in livestock as her main source of income, though she earns an extra income from agriculture. She started this business to earn a living and to take good care of her family. She has a challenge of seasonality, where she sometimes does not get customers (especially during the lent period). She hopes for educating her children and for owning a big farm with nice looking bulls.

She is requesting a loan to buy more bulls 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
  • 188
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,667,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,460.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Rahel to buy more bulls for selling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2014
Feb 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014