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Amina
Amina, who is 47 years old, has eight children ranging in age from 13-27 years old, all in school except for the youngest. Her husband sells spare parts. Amina has been selling shoes since 2009, and her business is doing well, enabling her to feed her family and buy her children clothes. Amina is requesting a loan to buy more shoes to sell and hopes to use the additional profits to better feed her family.

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
  • 67
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $11,760,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 591.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Amina to buy shoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 13, 2011
Listed
Jun 10, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 15, 2011