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A loan of $1,225 helped to buy more spare parts for resale.


Ruth's story

Ruth is 40 years old and lives in the town of Kyengera in the Kampala west region of Uganda. She is married and has four children who are all currently in school. For the past six years, Ruth has been working hard to manage her small business, which sells spare parts.

To help expand her business, Ruth has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more spare parts for resale, and will help Ruth to generate greater profits and open up more shops. Ruth hopes that in the future she will be able to start buying her goods from outside countries.

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



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