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Florence
Florence is 40 years old and lives in the town of Pakwach in the Arua region of Uganda. She is married and has four children who are all currently in school. For the past 11 years, Florence has been working hard to manage her small business, which sells clothes.

To help expand her business, Florence has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more clothes for resale, and will help Florence to generate greater profits and pay school fees for her children. Florence hopes that in the future, she will be able to get more money from BRAC to expand her business.

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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 245
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,973,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,485.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Florence to buy more clothes for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 13, 2012
Listed
Aug 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 21, 2013