Rosette is 26 years old, single and has two children, one of whom is currently in school. Rosette has a small retail shop, which she has run for one year.
To help expand her business, Rosette has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from Kiva partner, BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more essential commodities, such as sugar, for resale. With the help of her loan from BRAC, Rosette hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for her child. In the future, Rosette hopes to expand her business further.
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.