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Rose is 41 years old. She is a widow and has 6 children who are between 7 and 20 years old. Rose owns a bar in which she sells different kinds of beer. She has been running this business for 9 years and it has enabled her to improve her standard of living. Rose is requesting a loan to buy beer and fill her bar to make more profits. With the profits, she plans to expand her business.

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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 $425 helped Rose buy beer for her bar.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 28, 2011
May 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011