A loan of $500 helped a member to buy more vegetables to resell.


5063-0090008238 Group's story

Benna's group is comprised of hardworking women. Benna is 19 years old and lives in the town of Mattuga in the Luwero region of Uganda. She is married and has one child. For the past 4 yaers, Benna has been working hard to manage her small business, which sells fresh vegetables.

To help expand her business, Benna has requested a loan of 400,000 UGX from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more vegetables to resell, which will help Benna generate greater profits, take care of her self and buy new clothes. Benna hopes that in the future she will be able to offer more different vegetables so as to attract more clients.

Benna 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: Benna, Jesca, Milly, Gladys
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