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Aminah, aged 25 years old, lives in Hoima-Uganda. She deals in selling beans, tomatoes and rice on a small scale. She ventured into this business to get income to support her family and improve their standard of living.

Limited capital hinders her business; yet she desires to expand her business.

Aminah wants a loan to buy produce, primarily beans, rice and fresh foods to sell.

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
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,598,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,530.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Aminah to buy produce, primarily beans, rice and fresh foods to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 11, 2014
Mar 4, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014