Rachael is 42 years old and lives in the town of Makindye in the Kampala central region of Uganda. She is single and has two children; both of her children are currently in school. Rachael has a business of selling poultry and animal feeds, which she has had for over 10 years. She also has a tailoring business.
To help expand her business, Rachael has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase poultry and animal feeds for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Rachael hopes to generate greater profits and improve her standards of living. In the future, Rachael hopes to expand her business.
Rachael is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise program, which has helped her prospects for the future by improving her standards of living.
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.