James K. is married and has 6 children between ages 20-25. The four eldest children and employed and the younger two are in high school. He operates a wooden furniture business and the income has enabled his children to attend school. His workshop is located along the Gabula road, in the Kitimbo zone.
Due to an increase in his customer base, James is requesting a loan that would allow him increase his stock of timber, paints, nails, vanishes, and other items. By promptly meeting his customers demands, tastes and preferences, he will be able to earn a considerable amount of profit. Some of this profit will be reinvested into the business to expand his workshop. He aspires to maintain and keep his family healthy.
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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.