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A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase more paper that will be used to photocopy.

Herbert's story

Herbert is 30 years old and lives in the town of Kasese in the region of Uganda. He is married and has two children, both currently in school. For the past four years, Herbert has been working hard to manage his photo studio, which deals in still photos and photocopies.

To help expand his business, Herbert has requested a loan of UGX 3,000,000 from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more papers that will be used in photo copy, and will help Herbert to generate greater profits and help in paying school fees for his children. Herbert hopes that in the future he will be able to increase more inventory.

Herbert is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Herbert who do not have enough collateral for commercial loans, but have businesses that have grown too large for microloans.

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