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Amos is 38 years old and lives in the town of Najjera in Uganda. He is married and has one child. For the past six years, Amos has been working hard to manage his internet cafe business, which provides internet access to patrons.

To help expand his business, Amos has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan shillings (UGX) from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more computers, which will help Amos generate greater profits and take care of his family's basic needs. Amos hopes that in the future he will be able to provide enough internet services to meet demand.

Amos is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Amos 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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 291
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,075,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,537.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Amos to buy more computers for his internet cafe business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2013
Nov 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014