S. Rashid, a hardworking thirty-seven-year-old businessman, is married and blessed with four children, all in primary school. A resident of Kyotera County, Nkonge parish, Nabigasa Subcounty, Rakai district, he has a retail business in Kyotera market which is three years old. As well, he is a farmer with one-and-a-half acres of passion fruits in Nkonge Parish. He will use the loan to expand his retail shop by purchasing items such as soap, slippers, jellies, drinks, salt, sugar, etc.. His future hope is to extend his passion fruit farm.
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.