Donozio is a 48-year-old married man with 12 children living in Kasese, Uganda.
He has been in agriculture for 20 years and with the proceeds he has been able to start a retail shop to help him in meeting daily expenses for the family. He dreams of becoming a model farmer, but pests and diseases plus bad weather are his challenges.
Donozio will use the loan to buy oranges, maize and sugar cane for planting.
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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.