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Winnie is 27 years old and is married with four children, three of whom are currently in school. She lives in the town of Arua Hill in the Arua region of Uganda. For the past five years, Winnie has been working hard to manage her small business where she sells silver fish.

Winnie is requesting a 2,000,000 UGX to purchase more silver fish to resell. This will help to generate greater profits to buy food to feed her family and expand her business. In the future, she hopes that her business will continue to expand.

Winnie is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). This program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Winnie who do not have enough collateral for commercial loans, but have businesses that have grown too large for microloans.

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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
  • 207
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,762,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,455.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Winnie to purchase silver fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 17, 2012
Mar 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013