Sam is 25 years old and lives in the town of Kibuli in the Kampala south region of Uganda. He is married and has 1 child who is not currently in school. Sam has a business of a small retail shop that sells sugar and soap, which he has had for 4 years.
To help expand his business, Sam has requested a loan of 2000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase essential commodities like sugar and soap for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Sam hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for his family. In the future, Sam hopes to expand his business.
Sam is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise 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.