Justine is a 31-year-old married woman with three children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. She sells fresh foods like tomatoes and with the proceeds she has been able to pay school fees for her children. High rate of perishability and weather changes affect her since she operates from the open in different markets. Her dreams are to build a permanent house, set up a food store with preservation equipment, and expand her business to other markets. Justine intends to use the loan to buy tomatoes 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.