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Ajiri is 33 years old and lives in the town of Mbarara, Uganda. She has 4 children. For the past 6 years, Ajiri has been working hard to manage her poultry business by raising chickens and selling eggs.

To help expand her business, Ajiri has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more chickens, feed, and medicine. This loan will help Ajiri to generate greater profits and earn more money to grow her business. Ajiri hopes that in the future, she will be able to start a farm on a big scale.

Ajiri is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs, like Ajiri, who do not have enough collateral for commercial loans, but they 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
  • 192
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,526.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Ajiri to buy more chickens, feed, and medicine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Oct 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 24, 2013