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Evarist is a forty-one-year-old hardworking married man with four children, living in Kamwenge-Uganda. He deals in produce, selling maize and coffee as his main source of income. He also practices farming where he earns an extra income. He started this business to sustain his family and have better standards of living. He faces a challenge of weather changes that affect his produce business and lack of capital to meet the increasing demands. He has a vision of owning a big modern store, selling produce. Evarist is requesting a loan to buy more maize and coffee to sell.

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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
  • 198
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,762,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,610.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Evarist to buy more maize and coffee to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 13, 2014
Jun 29, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014