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Total loan: $4,525
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Ryabatenga Twimukye Tukore Group

Uganda
Kamwenge, Uganda / Livestock

A loan of $4,525 helped a member to buy drugs to vaccinate his goats and pay school fees for his children.


Ryabatenga Twimukye Tukore Group's story

Amanya, who is squatting in the photograph, is a 36-year-old married man who lives in Kamwenge, Uganda. He is a member of the abovementioned group where each person guarantees the other in accessing a loan. He has personal goals of educating his children, building a permanent house and buying a car. Amanya has been a farmer for the last 15 years after starting with ten local breeds of goats. Currently he has 20 rare breed goats. Amanya faces the hardships of price fluctuations, seasonal weather variations and inadequate capital to purchase drugs for the animals. His vision is to diversify his business to include cattle rearing, buying land to grow crops, and hiring employees to help him expand his business. Amanya intends to use his loan to buy drugs to vaccinate his goats and pay school fees for his children.

In this group: Amanya, Oliva, Emmanuel, Gordon, Yosam, Festo, Amos, Jackson, Molly, Aliab , Vasta, Hassan, Abel, Jackson, Joyless, Dinavensi, Emmanuel, Stephen
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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: May 9, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: May 9, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services