Agnes is 48 years old and lives in the town of Kalerwe in the Kampala east region of Uganda. She is married and has four children, three of whom are currently in school. For the past 10 years, Agnes has run a poultry farm. She is a member of BRAC’s, small enterprise (SEP) program, which has helped her prospects for the future by improving her business.
Agnes is requesting a 2,500,000 UGX loan from BRAC Uganda to purchase chickens to sell. With the help of her loan, Agnes hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for her family. In the future, Agnes hopes 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.