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Grace
Grace is forty years old and lives in the town of Tororo in the Mbale region of Uganda. She is married and has three children who are all currently in school. For the past twenty years Grace has worked hard to manage her business selling dry foods like maize and beans.


To help expand her business, Grace has requested a loan of 2,000,000 UGX from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more dry foods like maize to sell and will help Grace to generate greater profits. Her ambition is to expand her business.


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

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
  • 296
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,299,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,490.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Grace to buy more dry foods like maize to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 11, 2012
Listed
May 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 19, 2014