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Enock is 48 years old and lives in the town of Mbarara in the Mbarara region of Uganda. He is married and has 4 children who are all currently in school. For the past 6 years, Enock has been working hard to manage his grocery store, which trades in groceries.

To help expand his business, Enock has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to procure more items for the store such us sugar, salt and bread to be sold and will help Enock to generate greater profits and increase on business sales. Enock hopes that in the future he will be able to become self-reliant.

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

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
  • 121
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,830,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,638.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Enock to procure more items for the store such us sugar, salt and bread to be sold.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 10, 2012
Nov 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013