Mary is a 32-year-old, married woman, with two children, living in Kasese, Uganda.
She is a teacher and, with her meager salary, she has been able to pay school fees for her children. Poor working conditions and low salary are her major challenges while her dream is to build a permanent house for residence and to buy land for farming.
Mary intends to use the loan to buy land for farming.
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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.