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Vestine is 34 years old. She is married to a farmer. The couple has 5 children, aged 4-14. Vestine has been in the business of selling beer in her own bar for one year. She is very thankful that the business helped so much for her family's growth. That’s why she decided to ask for the loan, which she will use to buy more beer to sell. She plans to use the profits to build a house.

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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
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Vestine to buy more beers to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 10, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012