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Nkokonjeru-Kiiza Halima Group
In this Group: Halima, Aisha, Sarah
Halima K. (right) is 37 years old. She is a single mother of 6 children, of whom 3 are in school. For a period of 10 years now, Halima has been selling fruit (sugarcane, jack fruit, mangoes, oranges, etc) and vegetables (cabbages, kale, cowpeas, etc.) Rehema needs a loan to enable her to make advance payments for sugarcane and also purchase sacks of charcoal to add on to her line of businesses.



From her sales, she earns an approximate profit of 18%. The income from the business has kept her family going. However, Halima's dream is to run a general retail shop within her locality. She also hopes to have her children study up to higher institutions (universities and colleges).

Additional Information

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 231
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,033,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,975.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Nkokonjeru-Kiiza Halima Group's $1,025 loan helped a member advance payment for sugarcane and purchasing sacks of charcoal as a new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Feb 5, 2009
Listed
Jan 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 15, 2009