A loan of $1,150 helped to expand his business and buy more sugar and salt to sell, he will also add in his second business of a studio.


Bernard's story

Bernard is 45 years old and lives in the town of Masaka in the Masaka region of Uganda. He is married and has five children who are all currently in school. For the past five years. Bernard has been working hard to manage his retail shop where he sells sugar and salt. To help expand his business, Bernard has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to expand his business and buy more sugar and salt to sell he will also add in his second business of a studio. This will help Bernard to generate greater profits and to pay tuition fees for his children. Bernard hopes that in the future he will be able to meet his customers' needs. Bernard is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Bernard who do not have enough collateral for commercial loans, but have businesses that have grown too large for microloans.



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