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Senabulya is 34 years old and lives in the town of Kalerwe in the region of Kampala East in Uganda. She is married and has four children, three of whom are currently in school. For the past five years, Senabulya has been working hard to manage her salon, which deals in hair dressing and the sale of cosmetics.

To help expand her business, Senabulya has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy a central dryer and finish her commercial building. It will enable Senabulya to generate greater profits and generate a family income for her children's upkeep and school fees. Senabulya hopes that in the future, she will be able to boost her business.

Senabulya is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Senabulya 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
  • 130
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,804,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,537.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Senabulya buy a central dryer and finish her commercial building.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2013
Nov 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 26, 2015