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Janet is 45 years old and lives in the town of Matugga in the Gulu region of Uganda. She is married and has two children. One is currently in school.

Janet has a small retail shop that she has had for four years. She owns rental houses as her second business.

To help expand her business, Janet has requested a loan of 2,500,000 UGX from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase essential commodities like sugar for resale.

With the help of the loan from BRAC, Janet hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for her family. In the future, Janet hopes to expand her business.

Janet is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise program (SEP), which has helped her prospects for the future by providing her with more knowledge about 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
  • 126
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,650.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Janet to purchase essential commodities like sugar for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2011
Aug 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012