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Total loan: $675
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Alex

Uganda
Bundibugyo, Uganda / General Store

A loan of $675 helped purchasing sugar, jelly, soap for selling in his shop.


Alex's story

Alex is a young man living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. At 29 years of age, he is married to a peasant wife and together they have four children aged 8, 6, 5, and 2 years. He is the breadwinner for his family of six people. They live in a semi-permanent house Alex constructed with the income from his hard work. He dreams of one day constructing a permanent house.

Alex operates a retail shop and has been in business for two years, now having begun selling Coca Cola only. He also has future plans of seeing his shop become a wholesale business for bigger opportunities. Alex intends to use the loan funds to purchase sugar, jelly, soap and other domestic items to sell in his shop.



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: June 10, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: June 10, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services