Alice is 34 years old and lives in the town of Arua hill in the Luweero region of Uganda. She is married and has 3 children. All of her children are currently in school. Alice has a business of a small hotel that sells food. She has had this business for 6 years.
To help expand her business, Alice has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase food for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Alice hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for her family. In the future, Alice hopes to expand her business. Alice is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise program, which has helped her prospects for the future by improving her business and her capital.
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.