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Nelie is 37 years old and has three children who are between the ages of five and 17. Her husband sells shoes. Nelie has been selling tomatoes in the market on a wholesale scale for the past 11 years. This business has enabled her pay school fees for her children and pays her house rent as well. She is requesting a loan to buy more tomatoes to sell and make more profits. She plans to buy a piece of land with the profits she plans to make.

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About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 17
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,715,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Nelie to purchase tomatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 21, 2011
Apr 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011