A loan of $975 helped to buy more essential goods like sugar, rice, maize flour and soda for the business.


Sarah's story

Sarah is 39 years old and lives in the town of Lyantonde in the Mbarara region of Uganda. She is married and has three children who are all currently in school. For the past 14 years, Sarah has been working hard to manage her retail shop, which sells essential commodities. To help expand her business, Sarah has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more essential goods like sugar, rice, maize flour and soda for the business, and it will help Sarah to generate greater profits and see her children grow up in a healthy environment. Sarah hopes that in the future, she will be able to expand her business into a wholesale shop. Sarah is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Sarah who do not have enough collateral for commercial loans but have businesses that have grown too large for microloans.



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