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Jacqueline owns a restaurant. She is 50 years old, married, and has four children who are between six and seventeen years old. Her husband sells cattle. Jacqueline has been selling cooked food in her restaurant for two years. Her loan will be used to buy more foodstuffs. She hopes to use the new profits from her business to buy a motorcycle which will be used for transportation.

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
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Jacqueline buying foodstuffs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 18, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011