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Angelique owns a business that sells sugar, mineral water, flours of different products and tomato sauces. She is 23 years old, married and has one child of three weeks. Her husband is a mason. Angelique has been selling sugar, flours of different products for three years. Her loan will be used to buy more items to sell. She hopes to use the new profits from her business for saving to build a house. Angelique dreams of having a shop in the future.

Additional Information

About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego 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
  • 12
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.7
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Angelique to buy more sugar, mineral water and wheat flour to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2010
Dec 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011