A loan of $250 helped to get more stock of food stuff such as rice and dry beans for her business.


Jesca's story

Jesca is 22 years old, and lives in the town of Mukono in the Mukono region of Uganda. She is married, and has 2 children; one is currently in school.

For the past 3 years, Jesca has been working hard to manage her retail shop, which sells food like beans.

To help expand her business, Jesca has requested a loan of 600000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to get more stock of food stuff, such as rice and dry beans, for her business. This will help Jesca generate greater profits and assist her family. Jesca hopes that in the future, she will be able to increase the size of the business.

Jesca is a member of BRAC's Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA) program. In addition to microfinance loans, the program provides both a safe place for young Ugandan women to take part in group activities, and a forum for life-skills training.



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