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Total loan: $850
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Charles

Uganda
Fort Portal, Uganda / Butcher Shop

A loan of $850 helped to buy cows for slaughter.


Charles's story

Charles is a 46-year-old married man with five children. He lives with his family in his own house in Fort Portal, Uganda. His wife is a farmer. For the past 25 years, Charles has operated a butcher shop and with the income he has generated has been able to pay the school fees for two of his children who are at the university. Charles faces the challenge of high taxes and is requesting a loan to buy cows for slaughter.

With his wife’s support, Charles dreams of educating all of his children through university. He also would like to own a ranch.



Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: March 31, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: March 31, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services