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Rose is 23 years old, married and has two children who are ten months and five years old. Her older child goes to school, while she has earned a living for the last five years by selling hand bags. She has requested a loan to buy more hand bags to sell. With the profits made possible by this loan, she will pay for her older child's tuition.

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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 eonomic 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
  • 12
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,423,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 597.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Rose to buy more hand bags to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 28, 2012
Apr 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 19, 2012