Francis N. is thirty-three years old. He is married to one wife and he is blessed with two children.
He sells the ingredients for poultry feed, including silverfish, maize-brand, cotton cake (the solid matter that remains after oil has been pressed from cottonseeds), and seashells. He is using the loan to purchase more ingredients to sell. He has been in this business for over four years. His future plan and hope is to construct a big structure to house the poultry.
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.