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Sukaiman is 30 years old and lives in the town of Nakaloke in the Mbale region of Uganda. He is married and has one child. For the past three years, Sukaiman has been working hard to manage his retail shop, which sells sugar, salt, beans, posho (grits), soap, bread, groundnuts and soya flour.

To help expand his business, Sukaiman has requested a loan of 2,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy sugar, salt, beans, posho, soap, bread, groundnuts and soya flour, and will help Sukaiman to generate greater profits. Sukaiman hopes that in the future he will be able to develop.

Sukaiman is a member of BRAC's Small Enterprise Program (SEP). The program primarily serves small entrepreneurs, like Sukaiman, 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
  • 239
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,801,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,620.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD
A loan of $775 helped Sukaiman to buy sugar, salt, beans, posho (grits), soap, bread, groundnuts and soya flour.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 3, 2014
Aug 6, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 5, 2014