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Celine is 26 years old. She is a widow with 3 children who are between the ages of five years and 6 months old. None of her children attend school yet. She has been running the business of selling shoes for the past 4 years. She wants the loan to buy more shoes to sell.

Saving money and providing food for the family will be the primary activity from the profit Celine expects from her business. She would like to become a wholesaler in the future.

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 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
  • 596.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Celine to buy more shoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 22, 2011
Jan 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012