A loan of $575 helped to buy dried cassava and secondhand clothes to sell.


Matia's story

Matia is a 37-year-old married man living in Kagadi, Uganda. For the past ten years he has owned and run a retail shop. He raised the capital to start this business by selling his crops. The main challenges he faces in his business are price fluctuations and theft.

Matia used his previous loan to buy general merchandise to sell. Matia is now applying for a 1,500,000 UGX loan from HOFOKAM to buy dried cassava and secondhand clothes to sell. His ambition is to educate his children to university level and expand his business.



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