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Aisha N. is 30 years old and lives in the town of Kyotera in the Masaka region of Uganda. She is married and has three children. All of her children are currently in school. Aisha has a business in cosmetics, which she has had for 10 years. She also has rental houses and a tailoring shop.

To help expand her business, Aisha has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase and stock more oil for hair treatments and weaves for ladies. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Aisha hopes to generate greater profits and buy food. In the future, Aisha hopes to develop all her businesses.

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
  • 133
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,250.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Aisha to stock more oil for hair treatments and weaves for ladies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2010
Sep 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 21, 2011