Cissy M., a 34-year-old self-employed woman, is a researcher by profession. Equipped with computers and a photocopying machine, she helps students with their research. Cissy has been doing this business for nine years now and is requesting the loan to purchase more computers, tables and chairs to accommodate more students. She has two children whom she hopes to educate through to university.
About BRAC Uganda
This loan is administered by BRAC Uganda, a registered non-governmental organization (NGO) in Uganda that is also a part of the BRAC international network. BRAC Uganda attempts to address poverty through a holistic model, offering programs in education, health, water & sanitation, agriculture, and microfinance. BRAC Uganda’s microfinance program aims to provide the poor with easy, reliable, and efficient access to institutional financial services, and reaches over 150,000 families in Uganda. For more on BRAC Uganda, please see our partner page, and join our lending team, Friends of BRAC Uganda.