Deo is 38 years old and lives in the town of Kacwamba in the Fort Portal region of Uganda. He is married and has 4 children who are all currently in school. For the past 6 years, Deo has been working hard to manage his grocery shop, which sells fruits, household items and others items.
To help expand his business, Deo has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to add fresh fruits to the business, and will help Deo to generate greater profits and increase his capital and profits. Deo hopes that in the future he will be able to acquire enough 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.