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Narirurwe West C Group
In this Group: Aisha, Habiba, Zawija, Rose, Lukia, Harriet
The leader of this small group is Aisha N.. She currently has a business selling clothing. She is requesting a loan to increase the inventory of clothes to sell. Aisha is 33 years old and is married. Her husband has a butcher shop. She has 4 children ranging from ages 6 to 18 and her children go to school.

Each week, Aisha makes approximately 350000 UGX (about $205) profit. With the extra profit gained from increasing the clothing sales, she hopes to be able to pay school fees for the children. Aisha has had a loan for 100000 UGX (about $60) from BRAC Uganda in the past in order to invest in her business, and the loan was paid back on time.

Aisha is joined in her small group by Habiba N., Zawija Biriabwa, Rose K., Lukia N., and Harriet N.. Habiba N. has a talioring business and wants to set up a shop selling clothes. Zawija Biriabwa has a butcher shop and sells the meat, and wants a loan to buy more animals for slaughtering. Rose K. has a retail shop and wants to increase the stock. Lukia N. currently has a tailoring business and is requesting a loan to buy more sewing machines. Harriet N. sells charcoal and intends to purchase more sacks of charcoal from villages.

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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 175
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,703.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Narirurwe West C Group's $1,600 loan helped a member to increase clothing sales.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2008
Jun 3, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2009