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Jean Bosco
Jean Bosco is 29 years old, single and a very hardworking, gentle man. Jean has a shop in which he sells rice, salt and maize flour. He has been in business for two years, and his shop has enabled him to meet his needs.


Jean is requesting a loan to buy rice, salt and maize flour in order to increase his profits. In the future he plans to open a wholesale shop.

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

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 42
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,772,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Jean Bosco to buy rice, salt and maize flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 9, 2011
Listed
Mar 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 15, 2011