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Rose N. is 21 years old and lives in the town of Nansana just outside of Kampala. She is married and has no children. Rose has a business of a small retail shop selling drinks, which she has had for 1 year.

To help expand her business, Rose has requested a loan of 200,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase sugar, drinks. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Rose hopes to generate greater profits and buy food. In the future, Rose hopes to own a whole sell shop. 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 how to work hard.

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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
  • 211
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,028,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,302.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $100 helped Rose to purchase sugar and drinks for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 24, 2010
Jan 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2011