John is 29 years old and lives in the town of Kyenjojo in the Mubende region of Uganda. He is married and has one child. His child is not currently in school. John has a boutique that sells clothes which he has had for one year. He has a barber shop as his second business.
To help expand his business, John has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase clothes for resale. With the help of this loan from BRAC, John hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for his family. In the future, John hopes to add more stock to his business. John is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise program, which has helped his prospects for the future by improving his business.
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.