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Hussein
Hussein S. is 40 years old and lives in the town of Masindi in the Hoima region of Uganda. He is married and has three children, all of whom are currently in school. Hussein has a bricklaying business, which he has run for five years. He also has a second business running a retail shop.

To help expand his business, Hussein has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from Kiva partner, BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase a machine that mixes soil to make bricks for resale. With the help of his loan from BRAC, Hussein hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for his children. In the future, he 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
  • 288
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,076,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,385.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Hussein to purchase a machine that mixes soil to make bricks for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 9, 2011
Listed
May 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
May 22, 2012