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Venantie is 50 years old. She is married with 5 children aged between 6 and 17.All of them go to school. She has been running a business selling clothes for the past three years. She will use the loan to buy more clothes to sell.

Venantie plans to use the profits from her business to pay her children's school fees and provide food for the family. In the future, she would like to own a big shop.

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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $14,165,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Venantie to buy more clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2011
Jan 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012