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Joyce is 31 years old and a resident of Kyotera County in Mutukula Kirankole Local Council One (LC1) Rakai District. She is married with four children. She owns a business selling food items in Kikubo Industrial Zone of Kyotera, and she has been in business for over eight years. She is using the loan to expand and extend her business by purchasing items in large quantities for sale to her customers. Her future plan is to have a big shop in Kikubo Industrial Zone in order to complete with the big shops in the area and make more profits.

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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
  • 242
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,036,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,863.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Joyce to purchase items such as maize and maize flour, in large quantities to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 5, 2009
Dec 7, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010