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Francis
Francis is 49 years old and lives in the town of Mityana in the Mubende region of Uganda. He is married and has six children, three currently in school. For the past 10 years, Francis has been working hard to manage his medical center, which carries out blood tests .

To help expand his business, Francis has requested a loan of 3000000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy supplies such as a lab machine for the center and will help Francis generate greater profits and care for his family. Francis hopes that in the future he will be able to expand the center .

Francis is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Francis 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
  • 164
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,672,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,474.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Francis to buy supplies, such as a lab machine for the center.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 14, 2013
Listed
Mar 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 21, 2014