T. Apollo is a 28-year-old businessman and father of three children. For the past five years, he has run a retail shop where he sells essentials. Apollo is using his loan to purchase retail items such as drinks, bread, sweets, soap, salt, sugar, etc. for sale. His future hopes are to expand his business, educate his children, and obtain a plot of land.
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.