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Christine O. is a 35 year-old business woman. She is married with five children and she has six dependents too. She is a resident of Unjuku upper village, Nebbi Town Council.

Christine owns a fashion and design boutique which has a tailoring school attached to it located along Uringi Road in Nebbi Town Council. She has been running the business for over ten years.

Christine will use her loan to purchase a new sewing machine and more fabrics (materials) to make dresses (clothes) for sale. Her dream is to expand her business to accommodate many customers.

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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 114
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,603,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,193.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Christine to purchase a new sewing machine and more fabric to make clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 5, 2010
May 7, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011