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Agnes
Agnes is 33 years old and she is engaged to be married. She sells a small fish called indagara. She has been selling them for the last five years. She buys the fish from Burundi and sells them in Rwanda. Her business has grown in recent years. She would like to reach the level of becoming a wholesaler. In order to do this, she needs a loan to buy more small fish in order to make more profits.

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
  • 53
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,328,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 590.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Agnes to buy more fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 7, 2011
Listed
Sep 19, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2012