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Charles

Mpigi, Central Region, Uganda / Transportation

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A loan helped to buy tires for his vehicle so he can travel long distances in his transportation business.


Charles's story

Charles is married and has four children, all of whom are attending school. He is in the transport sector, mainly transporting produce and other items for a fee. This is how he manages to put food on the family table and also educate his children.

Since Charles has driven the vehicle for years, the tires have worn out, and this puts his life and the items that he transports at risk. He has reached out to UGAFODE for a loan of 4,000,000 shillings so he can buy new tires for his vehicle. This will secure his life, as well as enabling him to travel long distances, thus bringing in more income for the family. Charles appreciates the support.