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Fred, a 26-year-old resident of the town of Makindye in the Kampala central region of Uganda, is married and has one child who is not yet attending school. For the past three years Fred has operated a small retail shop that sells electronic items and plates. He also has rental houses.

To help expand his business, Fred has requested a loan of 2000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda to purchase electronic items and plates for resale. With the help of the loan, he hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for his family. In the future, Fred aspires to earn more profits and send his child to a good school.

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
  • 211
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,028,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,608.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Fred to purchase electronic items and plates for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 15, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012