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Germaine is 41 years old. She has two children, aged one and 12. Germaine has spent seven years selling different items in her boutique; she has requested the loan to add more items to the boutique to sell. She plans to use the profits to renovate the house.

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
  • 16
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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 $1,200 helped Germaine to buy more items to sell in the boutique.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2012
Feb 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012