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Hilder's Group
In this Group: Hilder, Sadrah
Hilder's group is comprised of 2 hardworking women. Hilder is 20 years old and lives in the town of Kalerwe in the Kampala east region of Uganda. Hilder has been working hard to manage her small business, selling snacks.

To help expand her business, Hilder has requested a loan of 250,000 Ugandan Shillings (UGX) from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase cooking oil, and will help Hilder to generate greater profits and pay her own school fees. Hilder hopes that, in the future, she will be able to become a doctor, if possible.

Hilder 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 Hilder's future prospects by helping her to expand her business.

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
  • 149
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,282,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,500.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Hilder's Group's $175 loan helped a member to purchase cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 28, 2012
Listed
Apr 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 19, 2013