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Vincent has a three-year-old child. He is married to a woman who works as a farmer. He runs a store that sells shoes, clothes, scholastic material, and school bags. He has run this shop for the last seven years. Vincent needs a loan to buy more goods during the rainy season when prices are low to capitalize on the profits when business picks up. With the profits, he would like to pay his child's school fees and expand his business.

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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
  • $15,423,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 590.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Vincent to buy clothes and educational supplies for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2011
Sep 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2012