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Esperance
Esperance is 31 years old and has four children between the ages of 6 and 11. All of her children are in school. She is married to a man who works at a gas station. Esperance sells vegetables such as tomatoes, carrots, onions, and eggplants in a store she has run for four years. She would like a loan to increase her inventory of vegetables. She will use the profits to reinvest in her business. She would love to see her business grow every day.

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
  • 35
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $11,760,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Esperance to buy more vegetables to sell.
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