Herbart M. is 30 years old and lives in the town of Kitintale in the Kampala central region of Uganda. He is married and has one child, who is not currently in school. Herbart has a medical clinic business, which he has run for two years.
To help expand his business, Herbart has requested a loan of 1,500,000 UGX from Kiva partner, BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more medicine for resale. With the help of his loan from BRAC, Herbart hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for his family. In the future, he hopes to expand his medical clinic further.
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.