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Hellen is 25 years old and lives in the town of Kibuli in the Kampala south region of Uganda. She is single and has no children. Hellen has a restaurant business, which she has had for 4 years.

To help expand her business, Hellen has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase food to cook for sale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Hellen hopes to generate greater profits and buy new clothes for herself. In the future, Hellen hopes to expand her business.

Hellen is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise program, which has helped her prospects for the future by learning how to save money.

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
  • 86
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,566,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,815.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Hellen purchase food to cook for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2012