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Robert is 35 years old and lives in the town of Nasana in the Kampala west region of Uganda. He is married and has four children who are all currently in school. For the past five years, Robert has been working hard to manage his hair-dressing salon.

To help expand his business, Robert has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more hair weaves and other hair styles for the salon to attract more clients, and will help Robert to generate greater profits and provide medicale care for his chidren. Robert hopes that in the future he will be able to own a bigger salon.

Robert is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Robert 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
  • 191
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,346,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,539.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Robert to buy more hair weaves and other hair styles for the salon to attract more clients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 11, 2013
Oct 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015