A loan of $850 helped to purchase a machine that mixes soil to make bricks for resale.


Hussein's story

Hussein S. is 40 years old and lives in the town of Masindi in the Hoima region of Uganda. He is married and has three children, all of whom are currently in school. Hussein has a bricklaying business, which he has run for five years. He also has a second business running a retail shop.
To help expand his business, Hussein has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from Kiva partner, BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase a machine that mixes soil to make bricks for resale. With the help of his loan from BRAC, Hussein hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for his children. In the future, he hopes to expand his business.



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