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Diana is 21 years old and lives in the town of Seeta in the Mukono region of Uganda. For the past four years, Diana has been working hard to manage her retail shop, which sells sugar, milk and bread.

To help expand her business, Diana has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to purchase more items such as milk, soup and bread for the store to sell. This will help Diana to generate greater profits and complete her parents residential house. Diana hopes that in the future she will be able to expand the business into a wholesale shop.

Diana is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Diana 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
  • 83
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,534,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,595.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Diana to purchase for more items to sell in her store, such as milk, soup and bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 18, 2013
Jul 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015