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Thoughts on Ugandan Self-help Groups and their Microfinance Thoughts on Ugandan Self-help Groups and their Microfinance
Purple Shoots has recently been on a trip to Uganda to see how self-reliant groups and microfinance operates there. We took with us a small group of representatives from our self-reliant groups and the aim was to inspire them with what they saw out there and to develop links with the groups we met. The trip was organized and partly funded by the charity PONT (Partnerships Overseas Networking Trust) and the Wales Africa Fund. PONT is an organisation which has forged strong links between Rhondda Cynon Taff and the Mbale area in South East Uganda. PONT’s aim is to tackle poverty...

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