A loan of $825 helped buy more plates, jugs, soap, sugar, fruits and cooking oil.

Sulaiman's story

Sulaiman is 54 years old and lives in the town of Lyantonde in the Mbarara region of Uganda. He is married and has fuve children and three of them are currently in school. For the past 10 years, Sulaiman has been working hard to manage his retail and dairy shop, which sells milk and other food stuffs.

To help expand his business, Sulaiman has requested a loan of 2000000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more plates, jugs, soap, sugar, fruits and cooking oil, and will help Sulaiman to generate greater profits and expand the business because he can now open up a supermarket. Sulaiman hopes that in the future he will be able to establish the supermarket in the area and expand his dairy farming.

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 microloans.

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