Lugwana S. is 33 years old and lives in the town of Wakiso in the Kampala central region of Uganda. He is married and has five children. All of his children are currently in school. Lugwana has a small retail shop, which he has had for eight years. He also has a second business selling phone airtime.
To help expand his business, Lugwana has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more sugar and rice for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Lugwana hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for his children. In the future, Lugwana hopes to educate his children up to university.
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.