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Assouma
Assouma is 20 years old. She is married and has one child who is two and a half years old. Her husband is a businessman selling second-hand clothes. Assouma sells clothes as well. She has spent two years in this business. With this loan she will buy more clothes to sell. She plans to build a house with profits made from this business. She says that her business is successful because of its strategic location in relation to her customers.

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
  • 33
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $14,311,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Assouma to buy more clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 28, 2010
Listed
Nov 3, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 24, 2011