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Josianne
Josianne is 32 years old. She has 5 children who are between 2 and 15 years old. Her husband has a motorcycle which he uses for business. Josianne sells different kinds of foodstuffs such as sweet potatoes, irish potatoes and beans. She has been doing this business for 11 years. She is requesting a loan to buy more foodstuffs. With her profits she plans to buy home equipment and pay her children’s school fees.

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
  • 13
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,437,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Josianne to buy foodstuffs to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 21, 2011
Listed
Apr 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 20, 2011