Kyegabiwa Zipora is 35 years old and lives in the town of Mbarara in the Mbarara region of Uganda. She is married and has three children. All of her children are currently in school. Zipora has a business of a salon, which she has had for seven years.
To help expand her business, Zipora has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more items like oil treatment for the hair. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Zipora hopes to generate greater profits and buy food. In the future, Zipora hopes to be a successful businesswoman in the town.
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.