Christine is a 35-year-old married woman living in Fort Portal, Uganda. She sells agricultural produce in addition to crop production in order to raise money to support her family. Like most traders in this business, she is challenged by inadequate capital and unpredictable weather. Her dream is to set up a food store that can sustainably supply her customers all year round.
Christine is requesting a loan to buy maize, beans and cassava flour 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.