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Godfrey is a sixty-two year old married male with six children of which four attend school. Godfrey is a farmer who also sells milk for additional income. He works eight hours a day. Godfrey began the business to look after his family. Educating children is his dream. He faces a difficulty of high transportation costs and thieves. Godfrey intends to use the loan to pay for fertilizers, pesticides, weeding, and planting.

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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.

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
  • 114
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,598,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,537.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Godfrey to pay for fertilizers, pesticides, weeding, and planting.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2014
May 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2014