Astone is a 43-year-old married man with 16 children living in Kyenjojo, Uganda. His main business has been buying and selling agricultural products like maize, beans and millet for 7 years. Astone also deals in the processing of local brew, commonly known as Waragi. He started his business to help him sustain his large family and educate his children. His ambition is to build a permanent house and have his children have good education.
Astone is requesting a loan to buy agricultural produce and pay labor for weeding.
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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.