N. Hadijah owns a grocery shop in the central market of Mbarara. She has been in the business for 8 years and is doing well. Hadijah obtained the loan funds in order to purchase more items like rice, "posho" (cornmeal porridge), sugar, and beans to increase her inventory. Hadijah has 5 children.
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.