Joseph is a hardworking man who lives in Masindi, Uganda. He is married and charged with a responsibility of taking care of eight school-going children.
He practices farming, and with the proceeds, he has been able to pay school fees for his children and expand his farming activities. Price fluctuation and unpredictable weather changes affect his business, while his desire is to educate his children up to the University and venture into commercialized agriculture. Joseph intends to use the loan to buy farm inputs such as seedlings and fertilizers.
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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.