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Antony said that he completed s.4 in 2002.His parents had no money to push him for further studies.He started looking for jobs but all in vain.He decided to be peasant.He added that the job again became too hard for him which led to develop alot of stress. In 2007,he met kakaile alex and explained him the challenges he is facing but among the advises he got from alex,he was advised to make bricks but still had no land.He continued that kakaile promised him an ant hill which he immediately resorted to because he was in of money. After one year he sold the bricks and got sh.2m.He saw that the business could work well for him.He went on to buy other ant-hills. I n 2009,he went back to school(a course)using the money he is getting from bricks.He has also done some development from the project so he greatly thank kakaile for capital ie advise and an ant-hill.


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  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kitovu Kisenyi, Jinja, Uganda
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