A loan of $800 helped to increase her stock by buying more timber, pine wood and other materials.


Josephine's story

Josephine is 40 years old and lives in the town of Kigumba in the Hoima region of Uganda. she is a widow and has eight children. For the past three years, Josephine has been working hard to manage her furniture shop, where various furniture types are made. To help expand her business, Josephine has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to increase her stock by buying more timber, pine wood and other materials, and will help Josephine to generate greater profits and to have enough supplies for the market. Josephine hopes that in the future she will be able to expand the business. Josephine is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Josephine who do not have enough collateral for commercial loans, but have businesses that have grown too large for microloans.



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