Beth is 29 years old and lives in the town of Kyenjojo in the Mubende region of Uganda. She is married and has two children. One of her children is currently in school. Beth has a small retail shop, which she has had for five years. She is a teacher by profession.
To help expand her business, Beth 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, Beth hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for her family. In the future, Beth hopes to expand her business. Beth is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise program, which has helped her prospects for the future by being able to expand her 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.