Jackson is 30 years old and lives in the town of Kyenjojo in the Mubende region of Uganda. He is married and has three children. Two of his children are currently in school. Jackson has a small retail shop that sells sugar which he has had for three years. He does farming as his second business.
To help expand his business, Jackson has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase essential commodities like sugar for resale. With the help of this loan from BRAC, Jackson hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for his children. In the future, Jackson hopes to expand his business. Jackson is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise program, which has helped his prospects for the future by expanding his business and increasing his sales with the help of the loan.
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.