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Fatouma is age 50. She sells charcoal and has been doing this business for the past 11 years. She is married with 8 children and all go to school. She has requested the loan to buy more charcoal for resale. With the profits, she would love to see her business prospering by adding more merchandise, as well as paying school fees for the children.

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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
  • 17
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,715,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 597.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Fatouma to buy more charcoal for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 19, 2012