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Total loan: $825
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Christopher

Uganda
Fort Portal, Uganda / Motorcycle Transport

A loan of $825 helped to buy a new motorcycle.


Christopher's story

Christopher is a 35-year-old, married man with three children living in Fort Portal, Uganda. Although he never went to school, Christopher has a vision of educating his children up to the university.

For 7 years he has been in the transport sector. He started as a hired driver and after accumulating enough wages, Christopher bought his own motorcycle. He faces hardships of high fuel and transportation costs. His vision is diversifying his business to include dairy farming and owning at least 6 motorcycles. Christopher needs a loan to buy a new motorcycle that he intends to hire out and earn 80% of the daily earnings.



Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: August 21, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: August 21, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services