Publication

High Volume Payments in the Tea Value Chain

  • September 26, 2017

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Summary

The majority of over 8.000 casual labourers employed by McLeod Russel tea company in Uganda are migrants. They come from other regions of Uganda, as well as from neighbouring countries such as the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the United Republic of Tanzania, to work on tea estates in order to support themselves and their families back home.

Migrant workers, especially those sending a large percentage of their pay home, use MM in a different way than do those living with their family close to their payment point. To find out more read the full publication.