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Rachael is 42 years old and lives in the town of Makindye in the Kampala central region of Uganda. She is single and has two children; both of her children are currently in school. Rachael has a business of selling poultry and animal feeds, which she has had for over 10 years. She also has a tailoring business.

To help expand her business, Rachael has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase poultry and animal feeds for resale. With the help of the loan from BRAC, Rachael hopes to generate greater profits and improve her standards of living. In the future, Rachael hopes to expand her business.

Rachael is a member of BRAC’s small enterprise program, which has helped her prospects for the future by improving her standards of living.

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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
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,815.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Rachael to purchase poultry and animal feeds for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012