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Butangala B Group
In this Group: Justine, Sauda, Calire, Safina
The leader of this small group is Justine B.. She sells vegetables and is requesting a loan to expand her business. Justine is 32 years old and is married. Her husband works as a commercial motorcyclist. She has 4 children, ranging in age from 2 months to 11 years old, and 3 children go to school.

Each week, Justine makes approximately 7000 UGX (about $4) profit. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to repay the loan and also pay school fees for the children. In the past, Justine had a loan from BRAC Uganda for 70000 UGX (about $40) in order to invest in her business and the loan was paid back on time.

Justine is joined in her small group by Sauda N., Claire S., and Safina N.. Sauda N. has a retail shop and wants to increase the stock. Claire S. also has a retail shop and wants a loan to add more inventory. Safina N. has a restaurant and wants to purchase more furniture and kitchen utensils.

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
  • 311
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,647,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,702.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Butangala B Group's $900 loan helped a member to expand vegetable-selling business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jun 22, 2008
Listed
Jun 4, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2009