A loan of $150 helped to purchase fish and cooking oil for making chapatti.


Sarah's story

Sarah N. is 18 years old and lives in the town of Kireka in the Kampala Central Region of Uganda. She is single and has no children. Sarah has a business selling dry fish, which she has had for two years. She also has a second business of outside catering.

To help expand her business, Sarah has requested a loan of 300,000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase fish and cooking oil for making chapatti. With the help of this loan from BRAC, Sarah hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for her young sisters. In the future, Sarah hopes to build a house.

Sarah is a member of BRAC’s Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA) program, which has helped her prospects for the future by helping her improve her business.



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