Total loan: $875


Kijura, Western Region, Uganda / Construction

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A loan helped To purchase more timber.

Harriet's story

Harriet K. is 32 years old and lives in the town of Kijura in the Hoima region of Uganda. She is married and has two children, one of whom is currently in school. Harriet has a furniture workshop/carpentry business, which she has run for five years. She is also a salary earner. To help expand her business, Harriet has requested a loan of 2,000,000 UGX from Kiva partner, BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more timber. With the help of her loan from BRAC, Harriet hopes to generate greater profits and buy food. In the future, Harriet hopes to expand her workshop further.