Wilson is a thirty-eight-year-old married man with six children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. For ten years he has been selling fish and with the proceeds he has been able to buy land and support his family. Lack of appropriate preservation equipment and inadequate capital pose a challenge to his business growth while his dream is to buy a refrigerated van. Wilson intends to use the loan to buy fish 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.