Jane is forty-one years old and a divorced woman. She has five children, and she lives in Kasese, Uganda. She sells cassava flour, and she also has a motorcycle for a transport business. The hired rider of the motorcycle remits to her 80% of the daily earnings from its use. She hopes to expand her business and own a food store in the town center, despite a lack of capital. Jane intends to use this loan to buy more cassava flour to resell.
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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.