A loan of $350 helped a member to buy more essential goods like milk, bread, sugar and soap for resale.


Janet's Group's story

Janet's group is comprised of two hard-working women. Janet is 20 years old and lives in the town of Bombo in the Luwero region of Uganda. She is married and has three children with two of them currently in school. For the past two years, Janet has been working hard to manage her retail shop, which sells soap, sugar, milk and bread.

To help expand her business, Janet has requested a loan of 600,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more essential goods like milk, bread, sugar and soap for resale, and will help Janet to generate greater profits and pay school fees for her children. Janet hopes that in the future she will be able to build rental houses.

Janet 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: Janet , Nuul



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