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L. Julius is a hardworking businessman. He has 4 years of experience in the hardware business. His retail shop in Ibanda sells a wide range of hardware products. This loan will enable him to replenish his stock of cement, ironsheets, paint and cement.

In addition to his hardware store, Julius also has a small carpentry workshop. He toils hard to ensure he provides for his 4 children. He dreams of opening another outlet in the neighboring town. When his plans are realized, he will construct a modern residential house for his family.

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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
  • 272
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,089,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,950.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Julius purchase cement, ironsheets, paint and cement.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 5, 2009
Jan 15, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010