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Total loan: $3,300
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Kinyayobyo Rural Farmers Group

Uganda
Kasese, Uganda / Farming

A loan of $3,300 helped a member to buy pesticides, fertilizers and pay for labour.


Kinyayobyo Rural Farmers Group's story

Stephen is a 38-year-old married male with six children, four of whom attend school. Stephen is a farmer dealing in crop production in a rural area. He began the business to improve his family's livelihood. Stephen wants money to buy pesticides, fertilizers and to pay for labour. He is a hardworking and honest man; however, the many changes in the weather affect his productivity. Stephen is a member of Kinyayobyo Rural Farmers where each member guarantees the other to get a loan since they don't pledge security. It is a group policy to guarantee one another whether you are taking a loan or not.This explains why there is an extra person.

In this group: Catherine, Hanington, Dorothy, Sanyu, Perez, Aidah, Justus, Yolesi, Mumbere, Hassan, Anderson, Erisa, Gorreti, Justine, Stephen, Saurgani, Denis, Wilson, Margret, Lyahinda
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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 13, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: May 13, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: HOFOKAM Ltd., a partner of Catholic Relief Services