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Joseph
Joseph is 34 years old and lives in the town of Kireka in the Kampala south region of Uganda. He is married and has 3 children with 2 of them currently in school. For the past 6 years, Joseph has been working hard to manage his small business, selling motor spare parts.

To help expand his business, Joseph has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to stock more items, and will help Joseph to generate greater profits and expand his business. Joseph hopes that in the future he will be able to own a big company.

Joseph is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Joseph who do not have enough collateral for commercial loans, but have businesses that have grown too large for micro-loans.

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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 241
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,254,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,448.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Expired
A loan of $825 helped Joseph to stock more items in his shop.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 16, 2012
Listed
May 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Expired:
Jun 7, 2012