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Lydia
Lydia T. is thirty-six years old and a widow. She has three children, one boy and two girls who are both in school at the primary level. She is taking care of three other dependents who are also in school. Lydia runs a bar selling beer, wine, sodas, and so on. Her business is located in Kiyirikiti village that is in Nyendo, in the Masaka district. She is using the loan to purchase more crates of beer, soda, wines, and boxes of water to sell to her customers. Her business dream is to increase her inventory by purchasing different types of alcohol, which would enable her to really increase her average daily sales. Even more, she dreams of educating her children to the university level.

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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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 297
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,718,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,990.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Lydia to buy more beer, soda, wines, water, etc. to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 24, 2009
Listed
Sep 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 3, 2010