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Habibu is 30 years old and lives in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He is married with two children ages two and five years old. Since 2010 he has been working very hard to earn a living for his family. He owns a retail shop and he mainly deals in body lotion, hair treatment and Vaseline, especially for women. Due to very high demand in the area, he has decided to request a loan to buy more merchandise like body lotion and hair treatment 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
  • 118
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,615.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Habibu to buy more merchandise like body lotion and hair treatment to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 17, 2014
Jul 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2015