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Ntinda East B Group
In this Group: Salama, Alice, Aisha, Rehema, Teddy
The group leader of this small group is Salama N.. She is currently in the business of used clothing sales and is requesting a loan to expand the business. Salama is 32 years old and is a widow. She has 3 children ranging from age 8 to 12 and her children go to school. Each week, Salama makes approximately UGX 35000 in profits and with the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to re-invest in the business and pay school fees for the children. Salama has taken a loan from BRAC Uganda before in the amount of UGX 300000 in order to invest in her cloth business and the loan was paid back on time.

Salama is joined in her small group by Alice K., Aisha B., Rehema N., and Teddy N.. Alice K. has a business of running a retail shop and wants to purchase more shop items. Aisha B. is currently operating a business running a school and wants a loan to construct more classrooms and buildings. Rehema N. operates a business of selling old clothes and wants to add stock. Teddy N. is currently in the business of chicken rearing and is requesting a loan to construct a poultry house.

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
  • 224
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,088,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,702.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Ntinda East B Group's $1,600 loan helped a member to add capital to cloth business and uplift it.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Jul 12, 2008
Listed
Jun 5, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Aug 15, 2009