A loan of $725 helped to buy firewood for bricks.

Sulaiman's story

Sulaiman is 43 years old and lives in the town of Kireka in the Kampala South region of Uganda. He is married and has four children with three of them currently in school. For the past nine years, Sulaiman has been working hard to manage his brick making business which sells bricks. and he also has a small retail shop that sells sugar, etc..

To help expand his business, Sulaiman has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy firewood for the bricks and will help Sulaiman to generate greater profits and pay medical and school fees and expenses. Sulaiman hopes that in the future he will be able to start up a wholesale shop.

Sulaiman is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Sulaiman who do not have enough collateral for commercial loans, but have businesses that have grown too large for micro-loans.

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