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Total loan: $325


Makindye, Central Region, Uganda / Services

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A loan helped to buy another water tank.

Halima's story

Halima is 23 years old and lives in the town of Makindye in the Makindye region of Uganda. For the past 4 years, Halima has been working hard to manage her water sales business, where she sells water.

To help expand her business, Halima has requested a loan of 1,200,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy another water tank, and will help Halima to generate greater profits. Halima will use the profits of the business to buy for herself personal items like shoes and clothes, pay house bills and provide basic needs for the family like food thereby improving on their standards of living. Halima hopes that in the future she will be able to become a powerful business woman.

Halima 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.