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Gerardine
Gerardine is 27 years old and has five children aged between 3 and 5. For the past 3 years, she has worked with her husband selling meat. Geraldine has requested this loan to buy cows for slaughtering to get meat to sell. She expects to use the profits generated from this loan to build another house. She dreams of reaching 2 million RWF of capital.

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
  • 102
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  • $12,696,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Gerardine to buy more cows for slaughtering for meat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 23, 2011
Listed
Dec 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 15, 2012