Lydia T. is thirty-six years old and a widow. She has three children, one boy and two girls who are both in school at the primary level. She is taking care of three other dependents who are also in school. Lydia runs a bar selling beer, wine, sodas, and so on. Her business is located in Kiyirikiti village that is in Nyendo, in the Masaka district. She is using the loan to purchase more crates of beer, soda, wines, and boxes of water to sell to her customers. Her business dream is to increase her inventory by purchasing different types of alcohol, which would enable her to really increase her average daily sales. Even more, she dreams of educating her children to the university level.
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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.