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Christine is 29 years old. She is married to a businessman. They have three children between the ages of 1 and 11 years. Only one child goes to school. She has been selling salt and charcoal for 2 years. She has requested the loan to buy more salt and charcoal for selling. In the future, she would like to reinvest in the business.

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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
  • 17
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,715,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Christine to buy more salt and charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 9, 2011
Dec 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013