Aida is 58 years old and lives in the town of Kalerwe in the Kampala east region of Uganda. She is single and has four children, two of whom are currently in school. For the past 10 years, Aida has run a business selling clothes. She is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise (SEP) program, which has helped her prospects for the future by improving her capital.
Aida is requesting a 2,000,000 UGX loan from BRAC Uganda to purchase clothes to resell. With the help of her loan, she hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for her family. In the future, she 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.