A loan of $1,150 helped to buy more commodities such as rice and maize flour for the store.


Hadiya's story

Hadiya is 42 years old and lives in the town of Mbarara in the Mbarara region of Uganda. She is married and has 5 children, with 2 of them currently in school. For the past 6 years, Hadiya has been working hard to manage her grocery store, which sells sugar, rice, posho (maize flour) and fish.

To help expand her business, Hadiya has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more commodities such as rice and maize flour for the store and will help Hadiya to generate greater profits and help the borrower increase sales from the stock, hence improving living standards. Hadiya hopes that in the future she will be able to own her own supermarket.

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



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