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Emmanuel
Emmanuel is 42 years old and lives in the town of Bungohko in the Mbale region of Uganda. He is married and has four children. All of his children are currently in school. Emmanuel has a small retail shop that sells hardware, which he has had for five years.

To help expand his business, Emmanuel has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase hardware materials for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Emmanuel hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for his children. In the future, Emmanuel hopes to expand his business. Emmanuel is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise (SEP) program, which has helped his prospects for the future by improving 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
  • 308
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,664,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,730.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Emmanuel to purchase hardware to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 21, 2011
Listed
Aug 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012