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Petronille is 40 years old and she has four children between the ages of 3 and 19 years old. She sells foodstuffs such as sorghum and beans. She has been selling these foods for six years. This business has enabled her to bring herself out of poverty. She is requesting a loan to buy more foodstuffs in order to make more profits.

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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
  • 11
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Petronille to buy more foodstuffs to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2011
Apr 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011