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Benon is a 44-year-old hardworking, married man living in Kamwenge, Uganda. He deals in produce whereby he sells maize and coffee as his main source of income though he also carries out farming where he earns extra income. He started this business to pay school fees for his children and have a better standard of living. He faces challenges of competition and weather changes. He has a vision of becoming a rich man and owning a big store of produce.

He is requesting a loan to buy more maize and coffee 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
  • 116
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,555.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Benon to buy more maize and coffee to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 19, 2014
Mar 26, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2014