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Update on Jonadamu

Jonadamu, age 34, is married to a businesswoman. They have two children between one and seven. The oldest attends school. Professionally, Jonadamu is a carpenter, which he is very interested to specialize in even though he has been running a small boutique for the past years. With this new loan, he wants to buy table saws and expects to use the profits to build a house.

Previous Loan Details

Jonadamu is 33 years old and married with two children who are ages 11 months and 6 years. He owns a shop with different items that are commonly used at home such as matches, salt, sugar, candles etc and he works together with her wife. He is requesting a loan to buy more items such as salt, suga... More from Jonadamu's previous loan »

Additional Information

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 eonomic 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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 12
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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 Jonadamu to buy table saws.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2011
Jan 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012