Joselyne is a 34-year old hardworking single woman living in Fort Portal, Uganda. She sells fresh foods and also has a banana plantation. With the proceeds from her businesses she has been able to pay rent and buy land, despite challenges of perishability and lack of adequate capital. Her dream is to buy land for extensive farming and to venture into modern farming methods. Joselyne intends to use the loan to buy fresh foods 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.
This loan provides farmers and low-income entrepreneurs from underserved rural areas with access to financial services. By supporting this loan, you allow more farmers and rural entrepreneurs to access capital.