Bashir Ave is a 41-year-old, married man, with four children, living in Masindi, Uganda. The responsibility of looking after the family solely rests on him and his desire is to educate his children up to the University level.
He is a farmer and has been in the agricultural sector for over 20 years. With the proceeds, he has been able to pay school fees for his children and buy more land. Unpredictable weather changes and bad roads affect his business while his desire is to venture into modern farming, so as to increase output.
Bashir Ave intends to use the loan to buy farming supplies, such as manure and seedlings.
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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.