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Masanda A(Ii) Group
In this Group: Winnie, Barbara, Adrine, Julian, Betty
The group leader of this small group is Winnie Luyimbazzi. She is currently in the business of running a beauty salon and is requesting a loan to expand business. Winnie is 27 years old and is married. She has 4 children ranging from age 4 months to 7 years old and three of them go to school. Each week, Winnie makes approximately UGX 30000 in profits and with the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to start a milk selling business.

Winnie is joined in her small group by Barbara N., Adrine A., Julian T., and Betty M.. Barbara N. has a business selling used clothes and wants to venture into new clothes. Adrine A. is currently operating a business selling clothes and wants a loan to increase stock. Julian T. operates a business of clothing sales and wants to boost business. Betty M. is currently in the business of running a retail shop and is requesting a loan to purchase more shop items.

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
  • 359
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,339,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,708.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Masanda A(Ii) Group's $2,000 loan helped a member to add capital to salon business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Aug 19, 2008
Listed
Jul 9, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2009