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Jackline is 34 years old and lives in the town of Nasana in the Kampala west region of Uganda. She is married and has one child who is currently in school. For the past 3 years, Jackline has been working hard to manage her salon, which does hair dressing.

To help expand her business, Jackline has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more hairstyles for the salon, and will help Jackline to generate greater profits and improve her family's standards of living. Jackline hopes that in the future she will be able to own a big salon in town.

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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 288
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,075,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,485.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Jackline to purchase more hairstyles for the salon.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2012
Jun 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 21, 2013