Hellen is 25 years old and lives in the town of Kibuli in the Kampala south region of Uganda. She is single and has no children. Hellen has a restaurant business, which she has had for 4 years.
To help expand her business, Hellen has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase food to cook for sale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Hellen hopes to generate greater profits and buy new clothes for herself. In the future, Hellen hopes to expand her business.
Hellen is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise program, which has helped her prospects for the future by learning how to save money.
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.