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Alice
Alice is 34 years old. She is married with one child who is four years old. Her child is in primary school and her husband is a businessman.


Alice has a shop in which she sells household items such as soap, salt, and matches. Her clients are mostly people in her neighborhood. She says that she has a good relationship with them.


She is requesting a loan in order to buy more items to fill her store. This will allow her clients to always find what they need in her store.

Additional Information

About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) is a Rwandan bank specializing in microfinance. It offers credit products to individuals and groups interested in starting or expanding their businesses. It also offers training in business development, financial literacy and health management. Given that approximately 90% of the Rwandan population is directly or indirectly related to the agricultural sector, Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to support UOB’s agricultural loan products, which are vital to the clients living in remote areas.

About Rwanda

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 95
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $12,654,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 589.2
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Alice to purchase household items to sell in her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 16, 2010
Listed
Jul 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2011