A loan of $150 helped to buy charcoal to resell.


Rose's story

Rose K. is 18 years old and lives in the town of Bugembe in the Jinja region of Uganda. She is single and has no children. She has a business of selling charcoal, which she has had for nine years.

To help expand her business, Rose has requested a loan of 300,000 UGX from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase charcoal to resell. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Rose hopes to generate greater profits and take care of herself. In the future, she hopes to own a house.

Rose is a member of BRAC’s Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA) program, which has helped her prospects for the future by teaching her a job skill.



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