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Kitega F(Ii) Group
In this Group: Robinah, Sylvia, Sauda, Alice, Sarah
The group leader of this small group is Robinah N.. She is currently in the business of running a grocery store and is requesting a loan of UGX 1,000,000 to increase her inventory stock. Robinah is 48 years old and she is single. She has 2 children who are 18 and 22. Both of her children go to school. Each week Robinah makes approximately UGX 30,000 in profits. With the extra profits from her loan she hopes to re-invest in her grocery business.

Robinah is joined in her small group by Sylvia L., Sauda Z., Alice N., and Sarah N.. Sylvia L. is currently in the business of selling second hand clothes. She is requesting a loan of UGX 1,000,000 to add to her stock. Sauda Z. is currently in the business of brick laying and is requesting a loan of UGX 500,000 to expand her business. Alice N. is currently in the business of running a retail shop. She is requesting a loan of UGX 400,000 to buy a refridgerator. Sarah N. is currently in the business of selling used clothing and is requesting a loan of UGX 500,000 to purchase more clothes to sell.

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 134
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,805,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,710.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Kitega F(Ii) Group's $2,000 loan helped a member to expand the businesses.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2008
Apr 29, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009