Total loan: $400


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Kasangati, Central Region, Uganda / Food

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A loan helped to purchase cooking oil and a fridge.

Angel's story

Angel is 24 years old and lives in the town of Kasangati in the region of Uganda. For the past two years, Angel has been working hard to manage her restaurant, which sells cooked food.

To help expand her business, Angel has requested a loan of 1,400,000 UGX from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase cooking oil and a fridge, and will help Angel to generate greater profits from expanded business. Angel will also be in position to buy more basic needs at home and also improve her standard of living in the short run and take care of her siblings.

Angel hopes that in the future she will be able to to expand her business into a restaurant.

Angel is a member of BRAC's Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA) program. In addition to microfinance loans, the program provides both a safe place for young Ugandan women to take part in group activities, and a forum for life-skills training.