N. Joyce is a creative businesswoman, fifty-two years old who has two children. She deals in agricultural produce, especially tomatoes and has been doing this business for six years.
Joyce is utilizing the loan to add capital to her business for purchasing agricultural produce such as tomatoes. She collects tomatoes from the village and supplies to the markets in the town. She has obtained a plot of land on her own and built a house on it with her business profits.
Joyce’s aim is to expand the business to a large extent and to built some rental houses for extra daily income.
About BRAC Uganda
This loan is administered by BRAC Uganda, a registered non-governmental organization (NGO) in Uganda that is also a part of the BRAC international network. BRAC Uganda attempts to address poverty through a holistic model, offering programs in education, health, water & sanitation, agriculture, and microfinance. BRAC Uganda’s microfinance program aims to provide the poor with easy, reliable, and efficient access to institutional financial services, and reaches over 150,000 families in Uganda. For more on BRAC Uganda, please see our partner page, and join our lending team, Friends of BRAC Uganda.