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Rebecca is 30 years old and is married with four children who are all currently in school. She lives in the town of Kayunga in the Mukono region of Uganda. For the past seven years, Rebecca has been working hard to manage her retail shop where she sells flasks, juice, biscuits, and other items.

Rebecca is requesting a 3,000,000 UGX loan from BRAC Uganda to more posho, flasks, bowls, and other household goods. Her loan will help Rebecca to generate greater profits and allow her to buy more goods to sell. She hopes that in the future she will be able to sell more quality products.

Rebecca is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Rebecca 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
  • 173
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,672,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,488.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Rebecca to buy more posho, flasks, bowls, and household goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2013