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Joel
Joel is 33 years old and lives in the town of Lukaya in the Masaka region of Uganda. He is married and has two children with none of them currently in school.

For the past five years, Joel has been working hard to manage his retail shop which sells Lucozade drinks, bread, glasses, snacks, umbrellas, and water.

To help expand his business, Joel has requested a loan of 2,000,000 UGX from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more Lucozade drinks, bread, glasses, snacks, umbrellas, and water. This loan and will help Joel to generate greater profits and increase his stock.

Joel hopes that in the future he will be able to own a wholesale gift center.

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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
  • 146
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,654,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,466.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $825 helped Joel to purchase more Lucozade drinks, bread, glasses, snacks, umbrellas, and water.
79% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 11, 2014
Listed
Feb 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible