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Amina
Amina is 40 years old and lives in the town of Rukoki in the Fortportal region of Uganda. She is widowed and has 4 children who are all currently in school. For the past 5 years, Amina has been working hard to manage her small business, which sells clothes.

To help expand her business, Amina has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more clothes that will be sold, and will help Amina to generate greater profits and pay school fees for her children. Amina hopes that in the future she will be able to open another business in town.

Amina is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Amina who do not have enough collateral for commercial loans, but have businesses that have grown too large for micro-loans.

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
  • 294
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,713,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,659.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Amina to buy more clothes that will be sold.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 13, 2012
Listed
Dec 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 19, 2014