John is a farmer of matooke (banana) and onions. He also trades cattle to earn supplementary income.
John has been a farmer since 1993. He started his farming business because he grew up helping his parents in the gardens and knew how to be a profitable farmer. His clients are fellow businessmen from his village. His dream is to be the leading supplier of agricultural products in his area.
John is requesting a loan to boost his agriculture business by buying soil fertilizer and pesticides. He faces the challenge of inadequate capital. He describes himself as an honest and hardworking man. He urges lenders to continue helping people for the purpose of developing their communities.
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This loan is part of UGAFODE's program for clients who live in isolated rural areas with limited access to financial services. Uniquely, UGAFODE focuses its efforts on agricultural areas in Uganda that are over 50 km from their branches, providing loans to both groups and individual borrowers. The organization believes that the risk of offering services to remote clients is outweighed by the benefits to customers and their often underserved communities.
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