Isimah is 29 years old and lives in the town of Gaba in the Kampala central region of Uganda. He is married and has one child, who does not currently attend school. Isimah has a health clinic business, which he has run for four years. He also has rental houses.
To help expand his business, Isimah has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from Kiva partner, BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase medicine to sell at the clinic. With the help of his loan from BRAC, Isimah hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for his family. In the future, he hopes to expand his 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.