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Asina
Asina's group is comprised of hard-working women. Asina is 23 years old and lives in the town of Rukoki in the Fortpotal region of Uganda. For the past 3 years Asina has been working hard to manage her small business, which sells traditional clothes.

To help expand her business, Asina has requested a loan of 700,000 Ugandan Shillings (UGX) from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to add more stock into the business, which will help Asina to generate greater profits and pay school fees for herself. Asina hopes that in the future she will be able to buy a car and build a house of her own.

Asina is a member of BRAC's Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA) program. In addition to microfinance loans, the program provides both a safe place for young Ugandan women to take part in group activities and a forum for life-skills training. The ELA program has increased Asina's future prospects by helping her to learn about herself.

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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 287
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,055,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,485.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Asina to add more stock into the business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 21, 2012
Listed
Mar 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 19, 2013