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Harriet
Harriet is 38 years old and lives in the town of Kinoni in the Masaka region of Uganda. She is married and has five children who are all currently in school. For the past 10 years, Harriet has been working hard to manage her retail shop, which sells sugar, rice, posho, soda, salt, mineral water, soap, beers, cooking oil and toilet paper.

To help expand her business, Harriet has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy juice, Blue Band spread, sugar, rice, posho, soda, salt, mineral water, soap, beers, cooking oil and toilet paper, and will help Harriet to generate greater profits and earn more. Harriet hopes that in the future, she will be able to achieve her targeted goals.

Harriet is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Harriet 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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 308
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $30,718,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,620.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $775 helped Harriet to buy juice, Blue Band spread, sugar, rice, posho, soda, salt, mineral water, soap, beers, cooking oil and toilet paper.
87% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 9, 2014
Listed
Aug 6, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible