His other business is brick laying. He would use this loan to buy wood for firing his bricks.
His dream is for his children to go to university. His challenge is a lack of sufficient capital for running both the ginger and brick businesses. In the photograph is Achileo, his wife and the loan officer.
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This loan is part of UGAFODE's program for clients who live in isolated rural areas with limited access to financial services. Uniquely, UGAFODE focuses its efforts on agricultural areas in Uganda that are over 50 km from their branches, providing loans to both groups and individual borrowers. The organization believes that the risk of offering services to remote clients is outweighed by the benefits to customers and their often underserved communities.
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