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Longole-Aisha Deya Group
In this Group: Aisha, Tuma, Zaituni, Sarah, Gloria, Harriet , Maggy, Leila
Aisha D. (right) is 45 years old. She is a married mother of 5 children of whom one is working and the rest are still in school. Aisha has been running a restaurant for 3 years now. Her menu comprises of local dishes and delicacies.

She needs a loan to enable her to stock foods like grains and cereals which have a long shelf life. Her dream is to open up a handcrafts workshop. She hopes that the income from the business enables her to support her husband in educating the children.

This is a group loan, where each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a group of individuals bound by a group guarantee. Under this arrangement, each member of the group supports one another and is responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members if someone is delinquent or defaults.

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

  • $1,500
    Average annual income
  • 227
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $28,946,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,975.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Longole-Aisha Deya Group's $1,825 loan helped a member to purchase grains and cereals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Feb 6, 2009
Listed
Jan 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 15, 2009