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Adele owns a business that sells foodstuff. She is 35 years old, married and has four children who are between four and thirteen years old. All her children attend school. Her husband works together with her selling vegetables. Adele has been selling foodstuffs for two years. Her loan will be used to buy more sweet potatoes, cassava, yams, and beans. She hopes to use the new profits from her business to re invest in her business. She dreams of buying a plot of land in the future.

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
  • 63
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,230,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.5
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Adele to buy more foodstuff to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2010
Dec 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011