Jesika is a 28-year-old farmer living in Bundibugyo ,Uganda who also trades agricultural produce. She has four children and the responsibility of taking care of them solely rests on her. As a good mother, she desires to educate her children up to the university level and set up other income-generating activities to secure their future. Price fluctuation and unpredictable weather affect her net returns. Her business goal is to become the leading agricultural produce dealer in the district. Jesika intends to use the loan to buy cocoa 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.