Total loan: $425


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Zirobwe, Central Region, Uganda / Food

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A loan helped to buy sweet potatoes,cabbages,green bananas.

Chrisitne's story

Chrisitne is 21 years old and lives in the town of Kasangati in the Kasangati region of Uganda. For the past 3 years, Chrisitne has been working hard to manage her Food stall, which sells cabbages,cassava,sweet potatoes,green bananas.

To help expand her business, Chrisitne has requested a loan of 1500000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy sweet potatoes,cabbages,green bananas, and will help Chrisitne to generate greater profits and Chrisitne 's business will expand. With increased profits, she will be able to support her family, thereby improving their standards of living. Chrisitne hopes that in the future she will be able to build rentals.

Chrisitne 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.