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Simon
Simon is 36 years old and lives in the town of Kireka in the Kampala South region of Uganda. He is married and has three children, two of whom are currently in school. For the past 10 years, Simon has been working hard to sell livestock including cattle, sheep and goats.

To help expand his business, Simon has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to to buy more livestock, and will help Simon to generate greater profits and to increase his daily stock. Simon hopes that in the future he will be able to to set up a dairy farm.

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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 161
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,315,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,475.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD