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Lukiya
Lukiya is 36 years old and lives in the town of Bugiri in the Iganga region of Uganda. She is married and has 2 children who are currently in school. For the past 4 years, Lukiya has been working hard to manage her stationary shop.

To help expand her business, Lukiya has requested a loan of 2500000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more stationary for the shop, and will help Lukiya generate greater profits. Lukiya hopes that in the future she will be able to get more profits from the business.

Lukiya is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Lukiya 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
  • 318
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,637,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,665.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Lukiya to buy more stationary for her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 16, 2013
Listed
Feb 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014