Naight is 48 years old and lives in the town of Bugembe in the Jinja region of Uganda. She is married and has seven children. Five of her children are currently in school. Naight has small retail shop that sells sugar, which she has had for over 10 years. She owns rental houses as her second business.
To help expand her business, Naight has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase essential commodities like sugar for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Naight hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for her children. In the future, Naight hopes to expand her business. Naight is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise (SEP) program, which has helped her prospects for the future by improving 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.