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Velonique
Velonique is 30 years old, and married to a mechanic. They have three children between three and eight years old. Velonique sells various items such as salt, cooking oil, and soap. She has been in this business for one year.She has requested this loan in order to add more items to her business. She will use the profits to reinvest in her business for its continued growth.

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
  • 37
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,198,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Velonique to buy salt, cooking oil and soap to resell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 18, 2011
Listed
Feb 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2011