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Buziika South A Group
In this Group: Esther, Mariam, Regina, Madina, Lukia
The group leader of this small group is Esther Z.. She is currently operates a retail shop and is requesting a loan to increase her working capital. Esther is 35 years old and is married. She has 4 children ranging from age 6 to 13 and her children go to school. Each week, Esther makes approximately UGX 31500 in profits and with the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to be able to re-invest in her business and cater to her family's needs. Esther has taken a loan from BRAC Uganda before in the amount of UGX 800000 in order to purchase more shop items and the loan was paid back on time.

Esther is joined in her small group by Mariam P., Regina N., Madina N., and Lukia N.. Mariam P. has a business selling clothes and wants to increase working capital. Regina N. is currently operates a clothing business and wants a loan to purchase a variety of clothes for sale. Madina N. operates a business of selling snacks and wants to buy a microwave machine for warming snacks. Lukia N. is currently operates a retail shop and is requesting a loan to purchase more shop items.

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
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,700.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Buziika South A Group's $2,000 loan helped a member to boost retail shop business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 3, 2008
Feb 15, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2009