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Margaret
Margaret is 45 years old and lives in the town of Iganga in Uganda. She is widowed and has two children. For the past five years, Margaret has been working hard to manage her poultry business. She rears chicken.

To help expand her business, Margaret has requested a loan of 2000000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more birds to increase her business. The loan will also help Margaret generate greater profits and save money. Margaret hopes that in the future she will be able to supply quality chicken.

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


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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
  • 310
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $29,253,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,664.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Margaret to buy more birds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 14, 2013
Listed
Jan 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014