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Sam is 25 years old and lives in the town of Kibuli in the Kampala south region of Uganda. He is married and has 1 child who is not currently in school. Sam has a business of a small retail shop that sells sugar and soap, which he has had for 4 years.

To help expand his business, Sam has requested a loan of 2000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase essential commodities like sugar and soap for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Sam hopes to generate greater profits and buy food for his family. In the future, Sam hopes to expand his business.

Sam is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise program, which has helped his prospects for the future by improving his 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
  • 125
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,815.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Sam buy sugar and soap.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2012