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Rose
Rose is 42 years old. She is married and has two children, neither of whom are currently in school. Rose has a business selling timber, which she has had for five years. She also has a second business providing rental houses.

To help expand her business, Rose has requested a loan of 1,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from Kiva partner, BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more timber for resale. With the help of her loan from BRAC, Rose hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for her family. In the future, she hopes to expand her business further.

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
  • 310
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,615,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,385.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Rose to purchase more timber for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 10, 2011
Listed
Jun 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 16, 2012