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Fred is 38 years old and lives in the town of Kasangati in the Kampala region of Uganda. He is married and has three children who are all currently in school. For the past four years, Fred has been working hard to manage his poultry business; he rears chickens.

To help expand his business, Fred has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy chicken feed, more birds, and construct a hen house, and will help Fred to generate greater profits and improve the business. Fred hopes that in the future he will be able to own a big business.

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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
  • 224
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,048,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,463.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Fred to buy chicken feed, more birds, and construct a hen house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 20, 2015