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Betty
Betty is 47 years old and lives in the town of Mityana in the Mubende region of Uganda. She is widowed and has 3 children. For the past 6 years, Betty has been working hard to manage her stationary store, which sells computers and photocopies.

To help expand her business, Betty has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to acquire other stationary and will help Betty to generate greater profits and increase sales. Betty hopes that in the future that she will be able to open another stationary store.

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

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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
  • 106
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,282,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,650.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD