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Emmanuel is 48 years old and lives in the town of Kibuli in the Kampala south region of Uganda. He is married and has 3 children. All of his children are currently in school. Emmanuel has a business of a small retail shop that sells soap, sugar, which he has had for 3 years.

To help expand his business, Emmanuel has requested a loan of 1,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase essential commodities like sugar, soap for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Emmanuel hopes to generate greater profits and pay school fees for his children. In the future, Emmanuel hopes to expand his business. Emmanuel is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise program, which has helped her prospects for the future by improving his 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
  • 184
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,667,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,815.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Emmanuel to purchase essential commodities like sugar, soap for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 27, 2011
Aug 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2012