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Upper Kawuga A(2061) D Group
In this Group: Allen, Justine, Alice, Regina, Norah
The group leader of this small group is Allen K.. She is currently in the poultry business and is requesting a loan of UGX 1,000,000 to buy more layer chicks. Allen is 40 years old and she is widowed. She has 8 children ranging in age from 8 to 22. All of her children go to school. Each week, Allen makes approximately UGX 30,000 in profits. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to pay school fees for her children.


Allen is joined in her small group by Justine N., Alice K., Regina N., and Norah Z.. Justine N. is currently in the business of running a retail shop and is requesting a loan of UGX 500,000 to increase her inventory. Alice K. is currently in the retail business as well. She is requesting a loan of UGX 600,000 to add to her stock. Regina N. is currently in the business of running a medical clinic and drug shop. Regina is requesting a loan of UGX 1,000,000 to purchase more drugs to sell. Norah Z. is currently in the battery charging business. She is requesting a loan of UGX 800,000 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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 265
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,188,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,710.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Upper Kawuga A(2061) D Group's $2,000 loan helped a member to expand the businesses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
May 15, 2008
Listed
Apr 29, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jun 15, 2009