A loan of $750 helped to buy commodities like milk, bread, sugar and soap for resale.

Festo's story

Festo is 46 years old and lives in the town of Kayunga in the Mukono region of Uganda. She is married and has 5 children who are all currently in school. For the past 12 years, Festo has been working hard to manage her retail shop, which sells sugar, soap, milk and bread.

To help expand her business, Festo has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy commodities such as milk, bread, sugar and soap for resale, and will help Festo to generate greater profits and provide her clients with the best items. Festo hopes that in the future she will be able to her children the best education.

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

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