Resty is 36 years old and lives in the town of Kalerwe in the Kampala east region of Uganda. She is married and has 2 children. All of her children are currently in school. Resty has a business of selling charcoal, which she has had for 6 years.
To help expand her business, Resty has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase charcoal for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Resty hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for her family. In the future, Resty hopes to expand her business. Resty 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.