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Jeanne is 31 years old with three children who are between 4-11 years old. Her husband is a driver .Jeanne sells fruits, vegetables (such as onions) and other items in her general store such as soap, biscuits and plastic products. She has done this business for the past four years. She has been able to send her children to school and meet their needs with the profits she gets from this business. She wishes to have a loan in order to reinvest in her business by buying more vegetables and fruits and make some profits. With the profits, she plans to pay her children's school fees.

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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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 31
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $14,226,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Jeanne to buy vegetables and fruits to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 23, 2011
Jun 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011