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Anna is 30 years old and lives in the town of Kalerwe in the Kampala East region of Uganda. She is married and has three children, one of whom is currently in school. For the past 10 years, Anna has been working hard to manage her grocery, where she sells food stuffs and produce.

To help expand her business, Anna has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to increase her capital stock, and will help Anna to generate greater profits and to expand the size of her business. Anna hopes that in the future, she will be able to be self-reliant.

Anna is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Anna, 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
  • 239
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,036,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,480.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Anna to expand the size of her grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2012
Jun 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 24, 2013