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Chadia is 38 years old, married, and has three children between 5 and 16 years old.

Chadia sells peanuts, dried fish, and sunflower oil, and has done this business for 10 years, which has enabled her to develop herself and her family, while paying for her children’s school fees.

With the loan, Chadia wants to reinvest in her business by buying more inventory for her business.

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
  • 9
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,423,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Chadia to buy more peanuts, dried fish and sunflower oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 25, 2011
Mar 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011