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Safia

Uganda
Arua hill, Uganda / Fish Selling

A loan of $725 helped to purchase silver fish for resale.


Safia's story

Safia is 48 years old and lives in the town of Arua hill in the Arua region of Uganda. She is single and has 7 children. Four of her children are currently in school. She has had a business selling small silver fish for over 10 years.

To help expand her business, Safia has requested a loan of 2000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase silver fish for resale. With the help of the loan, she hopes to generate greater profits and to pay school fees for her children. In the future, Safia hopes to expand her business. Safia is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise (SEP) program which has helped her prospects for the future by improving her business such that she has managed to pay for her children’s school fees.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: July 15, 2011

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: July 15, 2011