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Jeanette
Jeanette is 49 years old and is a widow with five children age 9 to 25. All of them are currently in school.

She sells used clothes in a store she has been running for 15 years.

Jeanette would like a loan to increase her inventory of used clothes. She will use any profits to pay school fees for her children and create a savings for her future.

She would eventually like to become a wholesaler of used clothes.

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

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 38
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,303,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Jeanette to buy more clothes for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 20, 2011
Listed
Oct 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2012