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Total loan: $775
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Gerald

Uganda
Karuguuza, Uganda / Liquor Store / Off-License

A loan of $775 helped to buy jerry cans of local gin to sell.


Gerald's story

Gerald is 25 years old, married and with one child aged two years old. He lives in Karuguuza, Uganda. The responsibility to look after the family rests on him.

For three years Gerald has been selling local gin, and with his profits he has been able to buy three pieces of land. Gerald faces the challenge of high inflation but hopes to begin ferrying local gin to bigger markets. He needs a loan to buy jerry cans of local gin to sell.

Gerald’s dream is to set up a sustainable income-generating business for his family.



Loan details

Loan length:

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

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Loan details

Loan length:

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