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Vestine
Vestine is 41 years old. She has seven children aged between 3 and 19 years, all of whom go to school. She has been in the business of making clothes since she began working as a tailor 11 years ago. With the loan, Vestine will buy fabrics from which she will make clothes to sell. She plans to use the profits to pay her children's school fees.

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

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 102
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $12,696,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Vestine to buy fabrics for making clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 26, 2012
Listed
Feb 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 19, 2012