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Rossette is 41 years old and lives in the town of Fortportal in the Fortportal region of Uganda. She is married and has two children with none of them currently in school. For the past three years, Rossette has been working hard to manage her retail shop, which sells bed covers, pillows, door mats, etc.

To help expand her business, Rossette has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy more bags, clothes, and pillows and will help Rossette to generate greater profits and add to her stock. Rossette hopes that in the future she will be able to expand her business.

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
  • 118
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,513.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,200 helped Rossette to buy more bags, clothes, and pillows.
89% repaid
Repayment Term
29 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 17, 2014
Mar 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: