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Total loan: $700
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Verekano

Uganda
Hoima, Uganda / Fishing

A loan of $700 helped to buy a boat.


Verekano's story

Verekano, a married father of six children who lives in his own house in Hoima, Uganda, has been fishing for 10 years, a livelihood that has enabled him to provide the basics for his family. Now requesting a loan to purchase a boat, he faces the challenge of fish depletion due to government negligence in enforcing its fishing policy. Verekano's dream is to acquire a fishing tender at the shore and buy two more boats.



Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: September 21, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: September 21, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services