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A loan of $375 helped buying a fridge for cooling drinks for his business.


Emmanuel's story

Emmanuel wants a loan to buy a fridge for his business. He is 45 years old, married with three children. He has a retail shop which he has run for a year. He lives in Kyenjojo, Uganda. He owns a permanent house in which he lives. Like most people in his locality, Emmanuel also nurses a dream of acquiring a maize mill to process the huge maize harvest produced in the area.



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