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Ruth
Ruth is 38 years old and lives in the town of Gaba in the Kampala central region of Uganda. She is married and has 6 children. Two of her children are currently in school. Ruth has a business selling clothes, which she has had for 6 years. She has rental houses.

To help expand her business, Ruth has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase clothes for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Ruth hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for her children. In the future, Ruth hopes to expand her 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
  • 369
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,352,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,608.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Ruth to purchase clothes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 16, 2011
Listed
Jul 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2012