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N. Fatuma is a 32 year old business woman. She has a charcoal business. She brings charcoal from villages and sells to customers in town. She has been doing this business for over seven years. She plans to use the loan for purchasing more bags of charcoal and expanding her business. She has two children who are going to school. She hopes to construct rental houses for future financial support.

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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
  • 154
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,625,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,088.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Fatuma to purchase bags of charcoal.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 30, 2009
Aug 14, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 3, 2010