Patrick is 27 years old and lives in the town of Wobulezi in the Gulu region of Uganda. He is single and has no children. Patrick has a small retail shop that sells electrical items. He has had this business for less than one year.
To help expand his business, Patrick has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase electrical items for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Patrick hopes to generate greater profits and buy new clothes for himself. In the future, Patrick hopes to build a house of his own. Patrick 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.