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Robert
Robert is 35 years old and lives in the town of Kachwamba, Uganda. He is married and has one child who is currently in school. For the past 5 years, Robert has been working hard to manage his phone and accessories business, which deals with the repair and maintenance of phones.

To help expand his business, Robert has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more phones and accessories for sale and will help Robert to generate greater profits and take care of his family's basic needs. Robert hopes that in the future he will be able to have a sustainable business.

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.

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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.

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About Uganda

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 149
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,282,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,537.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Robert to buy more phones and accessories for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 12, 2013
Listed
Nov 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2014