Total loan: $550


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Kayunga, Central Region, Uganda / Services

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A loan helped to buy more paper, glue and book covers for her printing and stationary business.

Viola's story

Viola is 22 years old and lives in the town of Kangulumira in the Njeru region of Uganda. For the past 3 years, Viola has been working hard to manage her Stationary and printing business, which deals in printing and stationary services.

To help expand her business, Viola has requested a loan of 2000000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more papers for the printing,glue and book covers, and will help Viola to generate greater profits and improving her family standards of living with enough basic needs . Viola hopes that in the future she will be able to build rental houses and become a land lady.

Viola 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.