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Jenifer N. is 34 years old and lives in the town of Kibuli, in the Kampala south region of Uganda. She is married and has 4 children. All of her children are currently in school. Jenifer has a business of an electrical retail shop, which she has had for 1 year. She sells general merchandise.

To help expand her business, Jenifer has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase electrical materials. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Jenifer hopes to generate greater profits and sometimes pay school fees. In the future, Jenifer hopes to become a powerful business woman.

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
  • 87
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,566,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,278.5
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Jenifer to purchase electrical materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2010
Oct 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011