Mary K. is 40 years old and lives in the town of Rukoki in the Fort Portal region of Uganda. She is married and has five children who are all currently in school. For the past 6 years, Mary K. has been working hard to manage her clothing business.
To help expand her business, Mary K. has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more clothes for the business and will help Mary K. to generate greater profits and expand the business. Mary K. hopes that in the future, she will be able to look after her family.
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.