George is a 61-year-old married man with seven children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. His main business is tea farming, alongside serving as a civil servant in order to earn extra income. Good father that he is, he desires to educate his children up to the University. Like most farmers he is challenged by unpredictable weather changes and price fluctuation while his dream is to become a model farmer in the region.
George intends to use the loan to plant more tea.
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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.