A loan of $575 helped a member to stock more commodities such as cooking oil and sugar for resale.


Felista's Group's story

Felista's group is comprised of 2 hard-working women. Felista is 23 years old and lives in the town of Lugazi in the Mukono region of Uganda. She is married and has 2 children, with 1 of them currently in school. For the past 3 years, Felista has been working hard to manage her retail shop, in which sells sugar,rice, and salt. To help expand her business, Felista has requested a loan of 600,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to stock more commodities such as cooking oil and sugar for resale, and will help Felista to generate greater profits and pay for school for the children. Felista hopes that in the future she will be able to develop the business. Felista 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.

In this group: Felista, Robinah, Annet
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