A loan of $600 helped to buy soap, tealeaves, salt and soft drinks.


John's story

John is a 30-year-old businessman with two children living in Bundibugyo, Uganda. He is a farmer who mainly grows cocoa. He also earns a salary as a civil servant at the district and operates a retail shop in order to raise money to meet his family's daily expenses. He maintains his desires to educate his children up to the University and build rental houses to secure their future despite inadequate capital, unpredictable weather changes and people who buy on credit and do not pay him. His business goal is to trade in wholesale and expand his business to new markets. John will use the loan to buy soap, tealeaves, salt and soft drinks.



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