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Madira J. is 42 years old and lives in the town of Arua in the West Nile region of Uganda. He is married and has four children. Three of his children are currently in school. Madira has a business in selling hardware and other accessories He has had this business for over 10 years.

To help expand his business, Madira has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more items like radios, cables, and adapters. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Madira hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees. In the future, Madira hopes to return this loan and get another loan.

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
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,242.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Madira to buy more items like radios, cables, and adapters.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 8, 2010
Oct 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011