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Y. Sarah is 43 years old. She is married with 4 children, of whom one has completed studies. Since 1998, Sarah has been selling tailoring materials in Kampala city. She is using the loan to purchase more yards of fabric, threads, needles, tracing papers, among other items. She hopes that once her business becomes financially sustainable, she will be in position to save money and complete her commercial building which is halfway under construction.

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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
  • 204
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $31,442,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,985.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Sarah purchasing more yards of fabric, threads, needles, tracing papers, among others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 5, 2009
Jan 30, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010