Florence is a forty-year-old divorced woman with three children living in Kasese, Uganda. She sells cassava flour and she started the business in order to earn money to support her family. Unpredictable weather changes and price fluctuations affect her business growth while her desire is to diversify and trade in other food crops such as maize and beans. Florence is requesting a loan to buy 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.