Diversified farming business including a piggery, poultry farming and tourism
Loan: UGX 5,300,00 (£1,325)
Entrepreneur: Mr and Mrs Waidha
Location Jinja, Uganda
Loan Date: March 2014
Mr and Mrs Waidha of Bufuula village manage the Waidha Family Farm. The farm engages in piggery, poultry farming, as well as other farm related activities like teaching farmers better farm practices and community…
Loan: UGX 7,500,000 (£1800)
Entrepreneur: Azzizi Kibaki
Location Jinja Uganda
Loan Date: September 2013
Azzizi is a professional driver based in Jinja. He is married with four children. One of sixteen children, Azzizi dropped out school at age 13 because his parents could not afford to pay for his education. Consequently, he had to work several jobs to support himself and his…
Diversified retail, wholesale and transport business.
Loan: UGX 2,800,000 (£700)
Entrepreneur: Charles Munaku
Location: Jinja, Uganda
Loan Date: August 2013
Kama Retail is a diversified groceries and transport business.
The Trade Relief loan, with business savings, enabled Charles to purchase another motorbike. This enabled him to diversify into grain wholesale and expand the transport side to…
Hair Salon/Golden Scissors styling academy, a salon training school.
Loan: UGX 7,000,000 (£1,750)
Entrepreneur: Fred Kamurasi
Location: Jinja, Uganda
Loan date: April 2013
Beauty Paradise is a popular hair salon offering hairdressing and beauty services. Prior to the Trade Relief loan they were operating the training school underneath a veranda on the main road in Jinja but the loan has enabled…
Fulling equipped fishing boat and refrigirated storage
Loan: £2,500 (KSH 350,000)
Entrepreneur: Philip Otieno Opho
Location: Kendu Bay, Lake Victoria, Kenya
TradeRelief has branched out geographically (30km from Oyugis) to assist Jerusalem Commercial Fishing aquire a second fully equipped fishing boat and a deep freeze (to store caught fish during periods of price fluctuation) to so that they…
TradeRelief would like to say a huge thank you to those that made an enormous effort to run the Hackney Half Marathon in what turned out to be an extremely hot and testing day for all involved. Special mention goes out to the Maronne family who turned out in full force and pushed the limits!
The funds raised by the runners will go straight to benefitting TradeRelief’s entrepreneurs and their…