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Babughirana Women’S Group Kabugho Amina
In this Group: Amina , Stevenia, Jennifer, Nuruyati, Vanesi, Bilwana, Ziyada
K. Amina is 30 years old and married with six children. Five of her children are schooling and she looks after three dependents who are also schooling. She has been selling tomatoes in big quantities for over ten years. She says even if tomatoes are perishable, she tries her level best to maintain them and supply them when they are in good condition and still fresh. She is using the loan to purchase tomatoes in bigger quantities for sale in markets. She is a happy business lady whose dream is to purchase a plot of land, a car and construct a residential house.

Additional Information

About BRAC Uganda

This loan is administered by BRAC Uganda, a registered non-governmental organization (NGO) in Uganda that is also a part of the BRAC international network. BRAC Uganda attempts to address poverty through a holistic model, offering programs in education, health, water & sanitation, agriculture, and microfinance. BRAC Uganda’s microfinance program aims to provide the poor with easy, reliable, and efficient access to institutional financial services, and reaches over 150,000 families in Uganda. For more on BRAC Uganda, please see our partner page, and join our lending team, Friends of BRAC Uganda.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 155
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,666,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,105.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Babughirana Women’S Group Kabugho Amina's $1,125 loan helped a member to purchase tomatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 17, 2009
Listed
Jun 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 15, 2010