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Sharon is 30 years old and lives in the town of Kinubi in the Hoima region of Uganda. She is married and has seven children, five of whom are currently in school. For the past five years, Sharon has been working hard to manage a stationary business where she sells books and pens.

Sharon is requesting a 2,000,000 UGX from BRAC Uganda to help expand her business, and purchase more items, such as books, to sell. Her loan will help her generate greater profits and expand her store. In the future, she hopes to construct commercial houses.

Sharon is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Sharon 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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 136
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,940,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,480.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Sharon to purchase items, such as books, to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2012
Jun 2, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 21, 2013