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Jeanne
Jeanne is 29 years old and lives in the town of Kabwohe in the Kabwohe region of Uganda. She is married and has one child. For the past five years, Jeanne has been working hard to manage her small business, which hires out music systems.

To help expand her business, Jeanne has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more music systems that will be hired out for ceremonies, and will help Jeanne to generate greater profits and pay for family medical expenses and food. Jeanne hopes that in the future she will be able to open up other similar businesses in town.

Jeanne is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Jeanne 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
  • 289
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,725,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,699.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Jeanne to buy more music systems that will be hired out for ceremonies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 12, 2012
Listed
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013