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Laulence is a 45-year-old married man with four children who are fifteen, ten, four and two years old. He lives in Kamwenge, Uganda. He is a farmer and that is where he earns a living although he also deals in selling coffee to earn extra income. He started this business to earn a living. He faces the challenge of pests and diseases. However, he has a dream of becoming a modernized farmer.

He is requesting a loan to buy manure to maintain his coffee.

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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
  • 187
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,667,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,610.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Laulence to buy manure to maintain his coffee plants.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 25, 2014
Aug 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2015