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Cissy is 36 years old and lives in the town of Kitintale in Uganda. She is married and has four children. Three of her children are currently in school.

For the past three years, Cissy has been working hard to manage her poultry farm. From her farm, she sells chickens and eggs.

To help expand her business, Cissy has requested a loan in the amount of 2,500,000 UGX from BRAC Uganda. The loan proceeds would be used to buy more chickens, which Cissy feels would help her generate more profits. In the future, Cissy hopes to able to build a better poultry house.

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

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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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 291
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,076,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,537.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $1,000 helped Cissy to expand her business by purchasing additional chickens.
97% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 13, 2013
Nov 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015