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Night is 32 years old and lives in the town of Arua in the Arua region of Uganda. She is single and has four children. Three of them are currently in school. For the past four years, Night has been working hard to manage her small business which involves selling small dried fish.

To help expand her business, Night has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more fish for resale. It will help Night to generate greater profits and expand her business. Night hopes that in the future she will be able to grow her business.

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

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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
  • 153
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,003,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,475.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Night to buy more small dried fish for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2012
May 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 21, 2013