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Bulowooza B Namulawa Irene Group
In this Group: Irene, Sarah, Joy, Hadija, Elizabeth, Monica
N. Irene, a hardworking businesswoman, is 47 years old. She is married with 10 children, four of whom are in school. She is also looking after five dependents who are in school too. She has a retail business, which she has been operating for over four years.

She is using the loan to purchase retail items, such as sugar, soap, salt, flour, paraffin, etc., for sale. She is an encouraging businesswoman whose dream is to work very hard for the welfare of her family and to educate her children.

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

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 238
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,773,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,270.2
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Bulowooza B Namulawa Irene Group's $1,150 loan helped a member to purchase retail items, such as sugar, soap, salt, flour and paraffin, for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2010
May 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011