Total loan: $500


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Iganga, Eastern Region, Uganda / Clothing

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Hajala's story

Hajala is 18 years old and lives in the town of Iganga in the Iganga region of Uganda. For the past 2 years, Hajala has been working hard to manage her clothing sales, which sells clothes.

To help expand her business, Hajala has requested a loan of 1,800,000 UGX from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more clothes for selling, and will help Hajala to generate greater profits. And Hajala will realize more profits from the expanded business, she will be in position to improve on her standards of living . Hajala hopes that in the future she will be able to start up a poultry farm.

Hajala 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.