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Total loan: $175
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Christine

Uganda
Kireka, Uganda / Beauty Salon

A loan of $175 helped to purchase braids, soda and splash for resale.


Christine's story

Christine N. is 21 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. Christine has a small beauty salon, which she has had for 2 years. She also has a second business selling soft drinks.

To help expand her business, Christine has requested a loan of 400,000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. This loan will be used to purchase braids, soda and splash for resale. With the help of this loan from BRAC, Christine hopes to generate greater profits and sometimes buy food. In the future, Christine hopes to own a poultry firm.

Christine is a member of BRAC’s Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA) program, which has helped her prospects for the future by teaching her how to save more money.



Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: April 1, 2011

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Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: April 1, 2011