Jackson is 35 years old and lives in the town of Kasese in the Fort Portal region of Uganda. He is married and has three children who are all currently in school. For the past three years, Jackson has been working hard to manage his produce business. .
To help expand his business, Jackson has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more beans, soya beans, groundnuts, rice, and posho, and will help Jackson to generate greater profits and increase his stock. Jackson hopes that in the future, he will be able to have more 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.