A loan of $1,000 helped to purchase more clothes and bags.

Catherine's story

Catherine is 36 years old and lives in the town of Gaba in the region of Kampala South in Uganda. She is married and has four children, who are all currently in school. For the past six years, Catherine has been working hard to manage her boutique, which sells bags and clothes of all kinds.

To help expand her business, Catherine has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more clothes and bags, and will help Catherine to generate greater profits and enable her meet other basic needs and pay her children's school fees in time. Catherine hopes that in the future, she will be able to open up another business in Konge.

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

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