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Samuel
Samuel B. is 40 years old and lives in the town of Mukono in the Mukono region of Uganda. He is married and has eight children. Four of his children are currently in school. Samuel has had a small retail shop for four years.

To help expand his business, Samuel has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more essential commodities like sugar for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Samuel hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for his children. In the future, Samuel 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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 298
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,263,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,375.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Samuel to purchase more essential commodities like sugar for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 5, 2011
Listed
Apr 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 22, 2012