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Jeanette is a Rwandan entrepreneur. She is married and has 3 children between the ages of 4 and 9 years old. Her husband is a driver and all of her children are in school.

Jeanette runs a business selling breads, and her business has grown since she first started it. She also makes her own packaging materials. She uses the profits from her business to provide for her family.

She will used this loan to purchase more bread, cakes, and packaging materials that she will sell to meet the growing demands of her business.

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
  • 12
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Jannette to buy bread, cakes and some packaging materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 15, 2011
Jul 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011