Sauda is 33 years old and lives in the town of Mpigi in the Kampala North region of Uganda. She is married and has 5 children who are all currently in school. For the past 5 years, Sauda has been working hard to manage her retail shop, which sells snacks and general homeuse items.
To help expand her business, Sauda has requested a loan of 2000000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more inputs like eggs and bread to sell in her business, and will help Sauda to generate greater profits and increase her customer base. Sauda hopes that in the future she will be able to improve her income and profits from increased supply in her business.
Sauda is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Sauda 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.