Jackson is 32 years old and lives in the town of Arua in the Luweero region of Uganda. He is married and has 2 children. Neither of his children is currently in school. Jackson has a business of a bar. He has had it for 5 years.
To help expand his business, Jackson has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase drinks like beer and soda for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Jackson hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for his family. In the future, Jackson hopes to expand his business. Jackson 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.