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Patrick is 40 years old and lives in the town of Hoima, which is in the Hoima region of Uganda. He is married and has 5 children, 3 of whom are currently in school. He has had a hardware business for 4 years. He also has two other businesses, in farming and spare parts.

Patrick has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings (UGX) from BRAC Uganda to help expand his business. He will use the loan to purchase hardware goods for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, he hopes to generate greater profits and pay his children's school fees. In the future, he hopes to expand his hardware 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
  • 141
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,609,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,595.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Patrick to purchase hardware goods for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2011
Jul 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012