Lilian N. is 28 years old and lives in the town of Kireka in the Kampala central region of Uganda. She is married and has one child, who is not currently in school. Lilian has a business selling bananas, which she has run for five years.
To help expand her business, Lilian has requested a loan of 1,500,000 UGX from Kiva partner, BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more bananas for resale. With the help of her loan from BRAC, Lilian hopes to generate greater profits and take care of herself. In the future, she hopes to own another food stall.
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.