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Immaculee is 35 years old and married to an evangelist. They have four children aged 5 to 12 years, three of whom are currently in school.

She sells foodstuffs in a store she has run for 7 years. She would like a loan to buy more beans and sorghum to sell in her store. Immaculee would like to use any profits to buy a cow. She would one day like to own and run a larger store.

Additional Information

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
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Immaculee to buy more food stuffs to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2011
Nov 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012