Amuziya is 43 years old and lives in the town of Kijura in the Gulu region of Uganda. She is married and has 5 children. All of her children are currently in school. Amuziya has a business of selling clothes, which she has had for 3 years.
To help expand her business, Amuziya 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 the loan from BRAC, Amuziya hopes to generate greater profits and to pay school fees for her children. In the future, Amuziya hopes to expand her business. Amuziya is a member of BRAC’s Small Enterprise (SEP) Program, which has helped his prospects for the future by improving her standards of living.
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.