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Betty K. is a 40 years old mother of three children. Her children are between the ages of 8-18. Two are in high school while the youngest is in primary school. Betty is a hardworking business woman who has been selling poultry feeds in Jinja town for a period of 15 years. She has created employment opportunities for three people. Because of increased customer demands, she is requesting this loan to replenish her supplies of maize brand flour and fish for her factory.

Betty’s dream is to acquire a larger machine that will enable her produce feeds in greater quantities. With this in place, she will be assured of seeing her children through school successfully and providing them with a modern new residence.

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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
  • 175
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,000.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Betty to purchase additional supplies of maize brand flour and fish for her factory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 18, 2008
Dec 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009