Hamuza K. is 30 years old and lives in the town of Iganga in the Iganga region of Uganda. He is married and has two children. None of his children is currently in school. Hamuza has a retail shop, which he has had for two years.
To help expand his business, Hamuza has requested a loan of 1500000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more items like cassava flour for sale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Hamuza hopes to generate greater profits and buy food. In the future, Hamuza hopes to send his wife back to school.
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.