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Pauline is 38 years old and lives in the town of Abaita in the Kampala region of Uganda. She is married and has 5 children, with 3 of them currently in school. For the past 4 years, Pauline has been working hard to manage her stationery shop.

To help expand her business, Pauline has requested a loan of 3,000,000 Ugandan Shillings from BRAC Uganda. The loan will be used to buy books, reams of paper, pen and pencils, and will help Pauline to generate greater profits and start up another branch. Pauline hopes that, in the future, she will be able to to be financially stable.

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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
  • 2,617.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Pauline to buy books, reams of paper, pens and pencils.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2014
Aug 11, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2015