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Emmanuel N. is 40 years old and lives in the town of Kibuli in the Kampala central region of Uganda. He is married and has four children. Two of his children are currently in school. Emmanuel has a tailoring business, which he has had for four years.

To help expand his business, Emmanuel has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more materials for making clothes for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Emmanuel hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for his children. In the future, Emmanuel hopes to expand his 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
  • 235
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,036,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,375.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Emmanuel to purchase more materials to make clothes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 19, 2011
Apr 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 25, 2012