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Simon
Simon, 28, lives in the town of Iganga, Uganda. He is married and has no children. For three years, Simon has had a small retail shop.

To help expand his business, Simon has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda to purchase essential commodities, like sugar and soap, for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, he hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for his family. In the future, Simon hopes to expand his business. He is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise 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
  • 313
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,647,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,815.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Simon to purchase essential commodities, like sugar and soap, for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 4, 2011
Listed
Aug 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012