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Allen is 30 years old and lives in the town of Ibanda in the Kabwohe region of Uganda. She is married and has 3 children, 2 of whom are currently in school. For the past 4 years, Allen has been working hard to manage her clothes store and a tailoring business, which makes and sells clothes.

To help expand her business, Allen has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more clothes and expand her business, and will help Allen to generate greater profits. Allen hopes that in the future she will be able to be more productive.

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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 200
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,028,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,600.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Allen to buy more clothes and expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2012
Nov 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 23, 2013