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Dina 2010-3 Group
In this Group: Grace, Mary, Veronica, Cipora, Suzi
The leader of this small group is Grace B., who is a 45-year-old widow. She is currently in the business of selling at her shop and is requesting a loan to expand the shop. She has 4 children ranging from in age from 12 to 25 years and her children go to school. Grace operates a shop at which, each week, she makes approximately 100 Sudanese pounds ($US 49.00) in profits. With the extra profits from her loan, she hopes to expand the business.

Grace is joined in her group by Mary S., Veronica S., Cipora M., and Suzi S.. Mary S. sells oil and wants to increase her inventory. Veronica S. currently sells bread and wants a loan to open up a bakery. Cipora M. also sells bread and wants to buy a motor bike for transportation. Suzi S. brews alcoholic beverages and is requesting a loan for the construction of a house.

This is a group loan. The loan funds will be distributed among the group members, each of whom will invest in her own business. The members mutually guarantee one another's loans. If one member does not repay, the other members are responsible.

Additional Information

About BRAC South Sudan

BRAC's holistic approach to poverty alleviation and empowerment of the poor encompasses a range of core programs in economic and social development, health, education, and human rights and legal services which are delivered through an extensive network of village organizations. BRAC has become one of the world's largest NGOs as a measured by the scale and diversity of its interventions.

In 2007, BRAC started operations in Southern Sudan. The microfinance program, which is targeted towards returning war refugees, has already formed 418 village organizations with more than 14,000 women members.

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 South Sudan

  • $2,000
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    South Sudan Loans Fundraising
  • $2,343,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.0
    Sudan Pounds (SDG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Dina 2010-3 Group's $1,450 loan helped a member expand the shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 10, 2008
May 26, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2009