Wil is a 33-year-old married man with four children and lives in Kasese,Uganda. He has been practicing farming, especially bananas and coffee, for five years and also has a soda and beer depot as an additional income source. Like most farmers in his area, he faces the challenges of soil exhaustion due to soil erosion on the slopes and unpredictable seasonal weather changes. He has dreams of using modern farming techniques and expanding his depot to new areas. Wil is requesting a loan for manure for his coffee and banana plantations.
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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.