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A loan of $800 helped to buy building materials such as cement and bricks for his house.


Herbert's story

Herbert is a twenty-seven-year-old, hardworking, man living in Kasese, Uganda. He is a banker and has been working for two years. He has always admired the banking profession and, when the opportunity came along, he felt it was a dream come true. During this time in service, he has been able to buy land on which he intends to build a family residential house. His major challenge is that the work is time consuming, as he reports to work at 8:00 AM and goes home at 9:00 PM and thus has limited time to go into business to earn extra income. Herbert is requesting a loan to buy building materials such as cement and bricks for his house.



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