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Edreda is 38 years old and lives in the town of Rukoki in the Fort Portal region of Uganda. She is married and has two children, who are both currently in school. For the past 11 years, Edreda has been working hard to manage her poultry farm, which sells broilers, eggs, and layers.

To help expand her business, Edreda has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy poultry feeds, drinkers, and food and will help Edreda to generate greater profits and expand her business. Edreda hopes that in the future she will be able to own a big farm.

Edreda is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs like Edreda, 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
  • 82
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,571,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,560.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Edreda to buy poultry feeds, drinkers, and food for her poultry farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 16, 2014
Jun 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 20, 2015