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Total loan: $825
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Goodman

Uganda
Kasese, Uganda / Carpentry

A loan of $825 helped to buy timber for furniture making.


Goodman's story

Goodman is a 53-year-old married man with six children living in Kasese, Uganda. His personal goal is to educate his children. He has been a carpenter for 13 years: he started with capital of 800,000 UGX and now has stock of around 4,000,000 UGX.

His major hardships are price fluctuations, high fuel and transportation costs, and inadequate capital to purchase stock. However, he has a vision of expanding his business into new areas and diversifying. The purpose of the loan is to buy timber for furniture making.



Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: December 7, 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: December 7, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services