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Chantal is 47 years old. She stays with her 6 year old granddaughter. She is separated from her husband.

Chantal is very hardworking; she sells sorghum. She has sold sorghum for 2 years and her business is going on well. With the profits of her business she built her own family house. She is requesting a loan to buy more sorghum and to make more profits. With the profits, she plans to finish her house because some things are missing in her house.

Additional Information

About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego 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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 9
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Chantal to buy sorghum to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 28, 2011
May 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011