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John K. W. is 43 years old. He is married and has 9 children; 3 attend secondary school, and the rest attend primary school. In addition to his job as a medical officer in the Jinja main hospital, John manages the Luzinga welfare medical and eye clinic.

He plans to use the loan to purchase medicine and equipment for minor surgeries. He has 14 years experience in the business and dreams of establishing another clinic. His goals are to have a well-educated and healthy family.

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
  • 119
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $33,852,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1,991.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped John purchase medicine and equipment for minor surgeries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 3, 2009
Feb 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010