A loan of $550 helped to purchase essential commodities like soap, sugar and cooking oil.


Stella's story

Stella is 25 years old and lives in the town of Nyendo in the Masaka region of Uganda. She is single and has no children. Stella has a small retail shop that sells soap and sugar, which she has had for five years.

To help expand her business, Stella has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase essential commodities like soap, sugar and cooking oil for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Stella hopes to generate greater profits and buy new clothes for herself. In the future, Stella hopes to expand her business. Stella is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise (SEP) program, which has helped her prospects for the future by improving her business.



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