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Hasifah
Hasifah is 38 years old and lives in the town of Ggaba in the Kampala south region of Uganda. She is married and has four children; three of them are currently in school. For the past nine years, Hasifah has been working hard to manage her grocery shop, which sells vegetables and fruit.

To help expand her business, Hasifah has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda.

The loan will be used to purchase different types of vegetables and fruit, and will help Hasifah to generate greater profits and meet family needs. Hasifah hopes that in the future she will be able to open up another branch.

Hasifah is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Hasifah who do not have enough collateral for commercial loans, but have businesses that have grown too large for microloans.

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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
  • 347
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,336,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,624.7
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,150 helped Hasifah to purchase different types of vegetables and fruit.
88% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 13, 2014
Listed
Aug 1, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible