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Mary K.
Mary K. is 40 years old and lives in the town of Rukoki in the Fort Portal region of Uganda. She is married and has five children who are all currently in school. For the past 6 years, Mary K. has been working hard to manage her clothing business.

To help expand her business, Mary K. has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more clothes for the business and will help Mary K. to generate greater profits and expand the business. Mary K. hopes that in the future, she will be able to look after her family.

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
  • 224
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,044,650
    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 $1,000 helped Mary K. to buy more clothes to sell.
80% repaid
Repayment Term
30 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2014
Mar 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: