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Maddy is 42 years old and lives in the town of Kyengera in the Kampala North region of Uganda. She is married and has two children with one of them currently in school. For the past four years, Maddy has been working hard to manage her grocery shop, selling bread, milk, sugar, posho, rice, and beans.

To help expand her business, Maddy has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more bread, milk, sugar, posho, rice and beans, and will help Maddy to generate greater profits and improve her standard of living. Maddy hopes that in the future, she will be able to become a leading shopkeeper.


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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 162
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,315,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,470.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,225 helped Maddy to buy more groceries to sell.
89% repaid
Repayment Term
32 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2014
Feb 4, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: