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Hanifa is 38 years old and lives in the town of Rukoki in the Fort Portal region of Uganda. She is married and has two children, with one of them currently in school. For the past five years, Hanifa has been working hard to manage her restaurant business, which sells food and soft drinks.

To help expand her business, Hanifa has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more food items, chairs and tables, and will help Hanifa to generate greater profits and expand the business. Hanifa hopes that in the future, she will be able to increase her income.


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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 145
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,003,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,513.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $800 helped Hanifa buy more food items, chairs and tables.
80% repaid
Repayment Term
24 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2014
Mar 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: