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Rose
Rose K. is 18 years old and lives in the town of Bugembe in the Jinja region of Uganda. She is single and has no children. She has a business of selling charcoal, which she has had for nine years.

To help expand her business, Rose has requested a loan of 300,000 UGX from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase charcoal to resell. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Rose hopes to generate greater profits and take care of herself. In the future, she hopes to own a house.

Rose is a member of BRAC’s Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA) program, which has helped her prospects for the future by teaching her a job skill.

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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 215
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,088,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,282.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Rose to buy charcoal to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 17, 2010
Listed
Nov 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 21, 2011