Morris is 27 years old and lives in the town of Rukoki in the Mbarara region of Uganda. He is single and has one child, who is not currently in school. Morris has a health clinic, which he has run for two years.
To help expand his business, Morris has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from Kiva partner, BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase medicines to sell to his patients. With the help of his loan from BRAC, Morris hopes to generate greater profits and buy new clothes for himself. In the future, he hopes to expand his business further.
Morris is a member of BRAC’s Small Enterprise (SEP) program, which has helped his prospects for the future by increasing his earnings.
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.