A loan of $625 helped a member to buy more popcorn maize and another machine for making popcorn.


Margret's Group's story

Margret's group is comprised of three hard-working women. Margret is 19 years old and lives in the town of Seeta in the Mukono region of Uganda. She is married and has one child. For the past two years, Margret has been working hard to manage her business selling popcorn snacks. To help expand her business, Margret has applied for a loan of 700,000 UGX (Ugandan Shillings) from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more popcorn maize and another machine for making popcorn, and it will help Margret to generate greater profits and to cover the basic needs of her family. Margret hopes that in the future she will be able to buy a plot of land. Margret 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: Margret , Dianah, Ritah



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