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Sarah K. is 37 years old and lives in the town of Kinobi in the Hoima region of Uganda. She is married and has 4 children. All of her children are currently in school. Sarah has a business of a retail shop, which she has had for 1 year. She also has a produce business.

To help expand her business, Sarah has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more produce and items for the retail shop, like soap. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Sarah hopes to generate greater profits and buy food. In the future, Sarah hopes to become a sufficient woman with a progressive business.

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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 205
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,373,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,250.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Sarah to buy more produce and items for the retail shop, like soap.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2010
Oct 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2011