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Fredaus is 33 years old and has 3 children ages 3 – 8. Two of them are in school. Her husband is a photographer. She sells vegetables and tea spices. She has been doing this business for the last 15 years. This business has enabled her to buy a piece of land on which she plans to build a family house. She would like a loan in order to buy more vegetables and spices in order to make more profits. She will use the profits to care for her family .

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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
  • 12
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Filidus to buyi vegetables and spices for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2011
Oct 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012