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Agnes is 37 years old and lives in the town of Lukaya in the Masaka region of Uganda. She is married and has four children, three of whom are currently in school. For the past four years Agnes has had a small shop where she sells soft drinks, water and other daily use items.

Agnes is a member of BRAC Uganda’s small enterprise program. To help expand her business, she has requested a loan of 1,500,000 UGX from BRAC which will be used to purchase more shop inventory for resale.

With the help of the loan from BRAC, Agnes hopes to generate greater profits and so pay school fees for her children. In the future, Agnes 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
  • 182
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,674,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,755.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Agnes to purchase more shop inventory for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012