Aston is a hardworking man with four children who lives in Fort Portal, Uganda. His main business is farming but he is also a veterinarian. The money he has earned has allowed him to educate his children, and his main goal for the future is to see them graduate so that they can get good jobs. He plans to pay for their continuing education by buying more cows and expanding his farm. His main challenge is customers who fail to pay their bills. Aston will use this loan to buy a heifer and medications for his animals.
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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.