Godfrey is 28 years old and lives in the town of Wakiso in the Kampala east region of Uganda. He is married and has three children. Two of his children are currently in school. Godfrey has a small retail shop that sells products such as sugar, which he has had for 3 years.
To help expand his business, Godfrey has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings (UGX) from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase essential commodities, like sugar, for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Godfrey hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for his children. In the future, Godfrey hopes to expand his business. Godfrey is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise (SEP) program, which has helped his prospects for the future by improving his 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.