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Francis is 35 years old and lives in the town of Luweero in the Gulu region of Uganda. He is married and has four children. Two of his children are currently in school.

Francis has a business of selling produce, like maize flour. He has run this business for five years. He does farming as his second business.

To help expand his business, Francis has requested a loan of 2,500,000 UGX from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase produce like maize for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Francis hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for his children.

In the future, Francis hopes to expand his business. Francis is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise program (SEP), which has helped his prospects for the future by providing a loan that has helped him improve his capital.

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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
  • 263
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,047,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,650.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Francis to purchase produce like maize for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2011
Aug 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012