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Aminah
Aminah is 43 years old and lives in the town of Seeta in the Mukono region of Uganda. She is single and has three children who are all currently in school. For the past seven years, Aminah has been working hard to manage her kiosk, which sells raw matooke (Ugandan bananas).

To help expand her business, Aminah has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more matooke, and will help Aminah to generate greater profits to improve her way of living. Aminah hopes that in the future, she will be able to be a good entrepreneur..

Aminah is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Aminah 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
  • 252
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,992,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,692.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Aminah to purchase more matooke (Ugandan bananas).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 14, 2012
Listed
Nov 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013