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Gerevasio is a forty-year-old hardworking married man living in Kamwenge, Uganda. He deals in produce selling as his main source of income though he has other side businesses like a wholesale bar where he earns an extra income. He started this business to sustain his family and have a better standard of living. He faces challenges of competition and weather changes that affect his produce business. He has a vision of owning a big modern produce store in some years to come.

He is requesting a loan to buy more coffee and maize seeds 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.


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  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 131
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,608,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,531.6
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Gerevasio to buy more coffee and maize seeds to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 12, 2014
May 30, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2014