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Teddy N. is 29 years old and lives in the town of Nateete in the Kampala west region of Uganda. She is married and has one child who is currently in school. For the last five years, Teddy has run a salon business. She also sells wholesale clothes.

To help expand her business, Teddy has requested a loan of 1,700,000 UGX from Kiva partner, BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more hair oil. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Teddy hopes to generate greater profits and be able to pay for school fees. In the future, Teddy hopes to own a car.

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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
  • 285
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,111,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,306.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Teddy to buy more hair oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 11, 2010
Dec 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011