A loan of $350 helped a member to buy more clothes.


Cissy's Group's story

Cissy's group is comprised of hard working women. Cissy is 20 years old and lives in the town of Seeta in the Mukono region of Uganda. She is married and has one child. For the past 3 years, she has been working hard to manage her boutique, which trades clothes.

To help expand her business, Cissy has requested a loan of 600,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more clothes and will help Cissy to generate greater profits and be of assistance to her husband. Cissy hopes that in the future she will be able to have a good business.

Cissy 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: Cissy, Jane



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