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Ntebetebe B Group
In this Group: Janat, Rose, Zainah, Janet, Dianah
The group leader of this small group is Janat Kayimbye. She sells charcoal and is requesting a loan of UGX 800,000 to construct a shade for the charcoal. Janat is 48 years old and married. Her husband is a driver. She has 7 children ranging from age 15 to 28 and her children go to school. Each week, Janat makes approximately UGX 80,000 in profits and with the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to re-invest in her business. Janat has taken a loan from BRAC Uganda before in the amount of UGX 600,000 in order to invest in a retail store and the loan was paid back on time.


Janat is joined in her small group by Rose W., Zainah N., Janet Nakibuuka, and Dianah K.. Rose W. cooks and sells food in a canteen and is requesting a loan of UGX 500,000 to increase the canteen's stock. Zainah N. is currently in the business of selling matooke (plantain) and is requesting a loan of UGX 400,000 to expand business. Janet Nakibuuka also cooks and sells food in a canteen and is requesting a loan of UGX 500,000 to buy a fridge. Dianah K. is currently in the business of brick laying and is requesting a loan of UGX 400,000 to invest in the bricklaying 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
  • 104
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,253,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,720.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Ntebetebe B Group's $1,525 loan helped a member to expand her charcoal business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jun 3, 2008
Listed
May 10, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2009