Robert is a 57-year-old married man with seven children living in Kasese, Uganda. He trades in produce and he has been in this business for three months. He started the business after realizing that farming alone was not enough for him to meet the daily expenses of his family. He hopes to buy a maize milling machine. However, the poor condition of the roads is a challenge. Robert intends to use the loan to pay for school fees and 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.
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.