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Isaac K. is 30 years old and lives in the town of Tororo, in the Mbale region of Uganda. He is married and has one child who is not in school. Isaac has a stationary shop, which he has had for less than one year. To help expand his business, Isaac has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more photocopy paper and exercise books for resale. With the help of this loan from BRAC, Isaac hopes to generate greater profit and buy food. In the future, Isaac hopes to expand his business.

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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
  • 198
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,762,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,390.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Isaac to purchase more photocopy paper and exercise books for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 12, 2011
Mar 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 20, 2012