Felestus is a 35-year-old married female with three children, all of whom attend school. Felestus has a produce business, plus she farms and sells secondhand clothes for additional income. Felestus is asking for money to buy beans to supply to schools and hotels. Felestus hopes to educate her children and build a permanent house, despite the challenges of climate change and competition from other vendors.
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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.