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Majidu is 40 years old and lives in the town of Rukoki in the region of Uganda. He is married and has five children who are all currently in school. For the past five years, Majidu has been working hard to manage his video library & repairs, where he repairs electric items & sells movies.

To help expand his business, Majidu has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more electric items and movies to sell, and will help Majidu to generate greater profits and improve his standard of living.

Majidu hopes that in the future he will be able to expand the business.

Majidu is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Majidu 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
  • 90
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,566,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,537.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Majidu to buy more electric items and movies to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2013
Nov 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014