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Moureen
Moureen's program is comprised of hard-working women. Moureen is 18 years old and lives in the town of Mukono, in the Mukono region of Uganda. For the past year, Moureen has been working hard to manage the store where she sells shoes.

To help expand her business, Moureen has requested a loan of 300000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more shoes for the store, and it will help Moureen to generate greater profits so she can pay school fees. Moureen hopes that she will be able to be a successful entrepreneur in the future

Moureen is a member of BRAC's Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA) program. In addition to microfinance loans, the program provides a safe place for young Ugandan women to take part in group activities and a forum for life-skills training.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

This loan is part of BRAC Uganda's Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA) program geared toward helping young women realize their full potential. The comprehensive curriculum of the ELA program includes training in life skills and the creation of adolescent clubs for ELA participants to discuss social issues and play games. Older ELA members are offered training in specific income-generating activities and can receive microfinance loans to support their enterprises. The ELA program has expanded rapidly since the beginning of 2008. Today, there are over 1,000 adolescent clubs reaching more than 40,000 young women across Uganda.

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
  • 258
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,713,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,594.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Moureen to buy more shoes to sell in her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 2, 2012
Listed
Nov 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 27, 2013