A loan of $400 helped a member to buy more threads for making tablecloths to sell.

Salima's Group's story

Salima is 18 years old and lives in the town of Kasese, in the Fortportal region of Uganda. For the past 5 years, Salima has been working hard to manage her art and knitting business, which sells tablecloths.

To help expand her business, Salima has requested a loan of 700000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more threads for making the tablecloths to sell, and will help Salima to generate greater profits and expand the business, as well as pay school fees for her young brother.

Salima hopes that in the future she will be able to start another business.

Salima 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: Salima, Allen

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