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Narcisse is 32 years old and single. He owns a general store which he has been running for several years. He would like a loan to buy items such as maize flour, beans, cooking oil, and sorghum to sell in his store. Narcisse will use any profits to put towards building a house.

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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
  • 9
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,423,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Narcisse to buy more cooking oil, sorghum and maize flour for sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2011
Nov 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012