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Total loan: $225


Kabuusu, Central Region, Uganda / Retail

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A loan helped to purchase more sacks of sugar, salt and maize flour for sale.

Ronah's story

Ronah is 21 years old and lives in the town of Kabuusu in the Makindye region of Uganda. For the past 3 years, Ronah has been working hard to manage her retail shop, which sells essential items like sugar, salt, cooking oil and water.

To help expand her business, Ronah has requested a loan of 800,000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more sacks of sugar, salt and maize flour for sale. It will help Ronah to generate greater profits and pay back the loan in time and buy food, pay house bills, and other basic needs for her family. Ronah hopes that, in the future, she will be able to start up a wholesale shop.

Ronah 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.