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Robert is 38 years old and lives in the town of Kachwamba in the Fort portal region of Uganda. He is married and has four children who are all currently in school. For the past two years, Robert has been working hard to manage his pharmacy, which sells medicine.

To help expand his business, Robert has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more medicine for resale, and will help Robert to generate greater profits and pay school fees for his children. Robert hopes that in the future he will be able to expand his business into a whole sale shop.

Robert is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Robert 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
  • 204
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,442,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,480.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD