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Gerturde
Gerturde is 41 years old and married with seven children between the ages of 15 and 22. She sells items such as salt, sugar, and cooking oil in a store she has run for ten years. Gerturde would like a loan to buy more salt, sugar,cooking oil and other new items to sell in her store. Any profits will be used to pay school fees for her children.

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
  • 55
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $11,760,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 596.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Gerturde to add more items in his store such as salt, sugar and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 21, 2011
Listed
Nov 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012