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Jeanette is aged 28 and is married with four children. Only one of her children attends school.

Jeanette has worked as a tailor for more than four years. She has requested this loan to buy an additional sewing machine. If she is able to realize extra profits from her business, she plans to buy more fabric for use in her tailoring.

Additional Information

About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 11
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 596.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Jeanette to buy an extra sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 27, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012