Annet T. is 47 years old. She is married with 5 children. Annet sells fabrics in Fortportal on a retail basis. However, she now hopes to expand her business into a wholesale shop. The loan proceeds are enabling her to purchase more yards of fabrics like silk, cotton and linen. The silk fabric she sells is in high demand by her customers, as it is used to make busuuti, traditional wear. She also dreams of seeing her children through higher levels of education.
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.