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Tharcis
Tharcis is 32 years old. She has 4 children who are between the ages of 3 and 12. Her husband sells goat meat and Tharcis sells goat hides. She has been in this business for 7 years. Tharcis is requesting a loan to buy more hides to make more profits. With the profits, she plans to renovate her house.

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
  • 30
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,326,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Tharcis buy goat hides to sell.
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