Joseph is a 52-year-old married man with six children living in Fort Portal, Uganda.
His main business is selling dry foods alongside selling milk and growing bananas. He has a vision of educating his children to higher levels of learning yet he is faced with the challenge of heavy rains that make transportation difficult.
Joseph intends to use the loan to buy stock like maize flour, millet flour and rice 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.