Kadijah is 48 years old and lives in the town of Zana in the Kampala central region of Uganda. She is widowed and has five children. Four of her children are currently in school. Kadijah has a business of rental houses, which she has had for two years.
To help expand her business, Kadijah has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase materials to build more rental houses. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Kadijah hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for her children.
In the future, Kadijah hopes to expand her business. Kadijah is a member of BRAC’s Small Enterprise (SEP) Program, which has helped her prospects for the future by helping her build more rental houses
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.