A loan of $1,250 helped to pay for clean energy-efficient cooking stoves to sell.

David's story

David is a graduate of Makerere University Kampala, where he also worked with CIRCODU (Centre for Integrated Research and Community Development Uganda) as a researcher in clean energy products. He later on moved to a sales and marketing role with Impact Carbon, another clean energy support institution. This role captivated his interest in entrepreneurship.

David is married with two children and takes care of two other extended family members. He believes that as an entrepreneur, his business will enable him to take good care of his family and provide employment to other family members.

The loan will enable his business to grow and become sustainable. The loan will also enable him to meet the demand for his products in rural communities.

UpEnergy has provided David with a platform to access good clean energy products. They have enabled him to access clean energy products at affordable prices. Moreover, UpEnergy provides marketing support that can also be transferred to his business customers. The biggest benefit of the energy-efficient cooking stove is that it is environmentally friendly and helps to curb deforestation.

David's business will encourage people in rural communities to save money and the stoves will help to reduce health risks. David hopes to become a successful businessman, with a self-sustaining business with energy-efficient products.

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