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Antoinette is 34 years old and has five children who range in age from 2 to 10 years.

Antoinette sells beer. She works with her husband and they have done this business for seven years. She is requesting a loan to buy a variety of beers for her bar in order to make more profits.

Antoinette’s dream is to have a wholesale store in the future where she hopes to sell many crates of beer and make more profits.

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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 51
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,329,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 584.8
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Antoinette to buy a variety of beers to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 8, 2010
Sep 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011