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Virgnie
Virgnie is a 44-year-old Rwandan entrepreneur with five children between the ages of 6 and 11. Her husband is not working and she runs a business selling vegetables.

She has been doing this business for the past 17 years and it has helped feed her family, pay for medical insurance, pay school fees, and save money.

She will use this loan to purchase more vegetables that she will sell for a profit so that she can continue to provide for 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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 41
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,198,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Virgnie to purchase vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 8, 2011
Listed
Jul 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2011