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Mr. Emmanuel M. is thirty-five years old; he has a retail shop dealing in leather products. He is using the loan to increase his working capital, specifically to purchase leather products for resale. He has been operating this business for over four years. The business is prospering due to the use of the loan. He hopes to be successful and more so, his future dream is to become a wholesaler of leather products in Makindye.

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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
  • 122
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,865.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Emmanuel to increase store inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 1, 2009
Dec 5, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010