Simon, 28, lives in the town of Iganga, Uganda. He is married and has no children. For three years, Simon has had a small retail shop.
To help expand his business, Simon has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda to purchase essential commodities, like sugar and soap, for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, he hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for his family. In the future, Simon hopes to expand his business. He 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.