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Elly
Elly, a 34-year-old married mother of two children, both of whom are in school, lives in the town of Masaka in the Masaka region of Uganda. For the past four years, Elly has operated a small retail shop that sells items such as sugar and salt.



To help expand her business, Elly has requested a loan of 2000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more essential commodities such as sugar and salt for resale in the hope of generating greater profits to pay school fees for her children. In the future, Elly hopes to expand her business further.



Elly is a member of BRAC's small enterprise (SEP) program, which has helped her prospects for the future by improving 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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 239
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,036,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,755.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Elly to purchase essential commodities like sugar and salt for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 15, 2011
Listed
Aug 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Aug 15, 2012