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Amina, a 36-year-old married mother of three children, two of whom are currently in school, lives in the town of Mbale in the Mbale region of Uganda. For the past five years, she has been working hard to manage her clothing business, which sells all types of clothes.

To help expand her business and increase her profits, Amina has requested a loan of 2,500,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda in order to buy more clothes. Amina hopes that in the future she will be able to build a house for her family.

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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
  • 118
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,817,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,466.1
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Amina to buy more clothes to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
23 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 12, 2014
Feb 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 18, 2015