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Total loan: $1,475
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Kyamazima Twimuke Group

Uganda
Fort Portal, Uganda / Charcoal Sales

A loan of $1,475 helped a member to buy sacks of charcoal for resale.


Kyamazima Twimuke Group's story

John is a 62-year-old married man with nine children. He lives in his own permanent house in Fort Portal, Uganda. He is raising his hand in the photograph above. John operates a charcoal store – a business he has carried out for the last 34 years. His major challenge has been ever increasing rent and transport costs. His dream is to diversify and deal in other energy sources such as solar systems. John is requesting this loan to buy sacks of charcoal for resale.

In this group: John*, Amosi, Wilson, Joseph, John, Atanazio, Thomas
*not pictured



Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: August 23, 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: August 23, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services