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Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations


Period of Implementation

January 2015 - December 2021

Geographic scope

Africa: Uganda


$ 188,187
€ 179 226


Others: Own funding


Banking & Financial Services, Rural Development, Social

Type of Activity

Budget support (Grants or Direct Financing), Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Institutional Building and Policy Dialogue, Training & Capacity Building


The MFI Hofokam is preparing for an important step: obtaining a licence to also mobilise savings. In the meantime Hofokam is taking a number of intermediate steps that are very much appreciated by the more than 15,000 customers. The possibility to pay mobile via Hofocash from now on is a success. The management team receives support from BRS in the field of IT, BCP, Risk management and product development. This programme is running in collaboration with Trias.

Project Objectives

Decentralisation of and agricultural finance for the microfinance institution Hofokam in cooperation with Trias.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG10 - Reduced Inequalities

Main Indicators

Transparency on products
Adapted financial products
Responsible pricing

Impact Measurement

Microfact Factstheet
Cerise SPI4 Audit report (social rating)

Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 1

Individuals: 12198

Local stakeholders


Key Tags

Employment, Entrepreneurship, Informal economy