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K. Patience is 30 years old. She is the loving mother of two children, aged 3 and 1. Ten years ago, she began her nursery school in Ntungamo. The income from her business enables her provide for her family.

To accommodate the rising number of students at her school, Patience is requesting a loan to purchase more desks, chairs and reading materials. She dreams of setting up a primary school with modern facilities to offer quality education for local children and employment opportunities for the community.

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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
  • 116
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,950.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Patience purchase more desks, chairs and reading materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 6, 2009
Jan 15, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010