Juma S. is 38 years old and lives in the town of Bulenga in the Kampala central region of Uganda. He is married and has four children. All of his children are currently in school. Juma has a boutique that sells clothes. He also has a second business, a poultry farm, which he has had for four years.
To help expand his business, Juma has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more clothes for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Juma hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees and basic needs for his family. In the future, Juma hopes to see his children prosper in life.
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.