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Total loan: $2,450
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Katooke Kwekamba Group

Uganda
Kyenjojo, Uganda / Paper Sales

A loan of $2,450 helped a member to buy stationery to sell.


Katooke Kwekamba Group's story

Teopista, a 42-year-old married mother of four living in Kyenjojo, Uganda, has operated a stationery shop for 13 years. She started with 600,000 shillings from her own savings and now has capital of 3,000,000 shillings. Customers not paying on time, high taxes and inefficient power supply are her main challenges.

A member of Katooke Kwekamba Group, whose participants guarantee each other's loans, Teopista is requesting a loan to buy stationery to sell. She has a personal goal of building a permanent house and a business goal of diversifying business to include a restaurant.

In this group: Teopista , Beatrice, Mary , George , Satina, George William, Anna, Margret, Annet*, William*, Sifah, Esther
*not pictured



Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: August 24, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: August 24, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services