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Eriot is 44 years old and lives in the town of Kireka, in the Kampala south region of Uganda. He is married and has three children who are all currently in school. For the past 15 years, Eriot has been working hard to manage his market business where he sells fresh food such as maize and sweet potatoes.

To help expand his business, Eriot is requesting a 2,000,000 UGX loan from BRAC Uganda to buy more fresh food like maize to sell. His loan will help Eriot generate greater profits and increase his income. In the future, he hopes that he will be able to open up a wholesale shop.

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

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.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 93
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,579,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,480.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Eriot to buy maize to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 16, 2012
May 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 21, 2013