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Nusura M. is 35 years old and lives in the town of Kijura in the Hoima region of Uganda. She is married and has three children, two of whom are currently in school. Nusura has a salon business, which she has run for four years.

To help expand her business, Nusura has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from Kiva partner, BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase hair oil and braids for resale. With the help of her loan from BRAC, Nusura hopes to generate greater profits and buy food. In the future, she hopes to expand her business.

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
  • 134
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,385.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Nusura to purchase hair oil and braids for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2011
May 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2012