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Badiru W. is 37 years old and lives in the town of Bugiri in the Iganga region of Uganda. He is married and has 5 children. All of his children are currently in school. Badiru has a business of a restaurant, which he has had for less than one year.

To help expand his business, Badiru has requested a loan of 1,600,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase and store more food, which he will eventually cook for his clients. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Badiru hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees. In the future, Badiru hopes to turn his business into a hotel.

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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
  • 128
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,817,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,330.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Badiru to purchase and store food for restaurant.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 9, 2010
Jan 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012