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Kawuku Namaweje Christine Group
In this Group: Christine, Esther, Pascah, Sarah, Robinah, Annet, Margaret, Ezeza
N. Christine is twenty-four years old and married with five children of whom three are schooling.

Christine’s business, which she has been operating for ten years now, has always been dealing in cash crops: that is, selling coffee. She is requesting the loan to purchase more coffee: at least fifteen to twenty bags of coffee for more profit return.

Christine has a coffee plantation and on top of that she purchases coffee from other farmers to stock for sale. She is sure that, with adding capital to her business, and with more effort, it will expand. She dreams of purchasing a plot of land.

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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 292
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,725,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,906.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kawuku Namaweje Christine Group's $1,975 loan helped a member to purchase more coffee to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2009
Oct 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2010