Mastullah is 44 years old and lives in the town of Mukono in the Mukono region of Uganda. She is married and has four children. For the past five years, Mastullah has been working hard to manage her restaurant, which sells cooked food.
To help expand her business, Mastullah has requested a loan of 2,500,000 UGX from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more fresh food for the restaurant, and will help Mastullah to generate greater profits and grow her business. Mastullah hopes that in the future she will be able to to own a big business.
Mastullah is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Mastullah who do not have enough collateral for commercial loans, but have businesses that have grown too large for microloans.
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.