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Easther is 38 years old and lives in the town of Abaita in the Kampala region of Uganda. She is married and has 3 children who are all currently in school. For the past 5 years, Easther has been working hard to manage her hairdressing salon.

To help expand her business, Easther has requested a loan of 3,000,000 UGX from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy hair products and open up a massage section within the salon and will help Easther to generate greater profits and meet daily costs. Easther hopes that in the future she will be able to open up another branch.

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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
  • 270
    View loans »
    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,080,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,617.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,150 helped Easther buy hair products and open up a massage section within her hairdressing salon.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2014
Aug 11, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 10, 2014