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Andrew is a thirty-six-year-old male married with four children, only three of whom go to school, living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He deals in the cocoa business, which he has practiced for thirteen years. He ventured into this business because of high demand so as to meet his family's basic needs. He dreams of educating his children and buying more land for farming despite the challenge of seasonal changes and income.

Andrew is requesting a loan to buy cocoa 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
  • 186
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,674,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,560.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Andrew to buy cocoa to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014