Total loan: $550


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Njeru, Central Region, Uganda / Food

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A loan helped to purchase more cows for milk to resell.

Doreen's story

Doreen is 21 years old and lives in the town of Nyeru in the Nyeru region of Uganda. For the past 5 years, Doreen has been working hard to manage her Dairy shop, which Sells fresh milk.

To help expand her business, Doreen has requested a loan of 2000000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more cows for milk to resell. The loan will help Doreen to generate greater profits and she will be able to take good care of her family by buying food and invest more in her business. Doreen hopes that in the future she will be able to go back to school for further studies.

Doreen 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.