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Betty
Betty is 33 years old and lives in the town of Wobulenzi, in the Luwero region of Uganda. She is married and has two children, with one of them currently in school. For the past 2 years, Betty has been working hard to manage her retail store, which sells a wide range of things like electronics and everyday necessities.

To help expand her business, Betty has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more items like pampers and electrical wires, and will help Betty to generate greater profits and be more self-reliant. Betty hopes that in the future she will be able to have other stores within her area.

Betty is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs, like Betty, 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
  • 361
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,766,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,592.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Betty to purchase more items for her store, like pampers and electrical wires.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 13, 2012
Listed
Oct 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 23, 2013