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Total loan: $325

Hafisha

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Kabuusu, Central Region, Uganda / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase feed and vaccines for the hens to improve the quality of chicken meat.


Hafisha's story

Hafisha is 30 years old and lives in the town of Kabuusu in the Makindye region of Uganda. She is married and has 4 children with 3 of them currently in school. For the past 4 years, Hafisha has been working hard to manage her poultry farm.

To help expand her business, Hafisha has requested a loan of 1,200,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase feed and vaccinesr the hens to improve quality of chicken meat and eggs for sale. This will help Hafisha to generate greater profits and she will manage to buy food for her family and also manage to take care of her other family basic needs like house bills. Hafisha hopes that in the future she will be able to buy a very big piece of land and build rentals of her own.

Hafisha 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.