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Jeremie is 29 years old and single. For the past two years, he has been selling used shoes.

Jeremie is requesting a loan to buy more shoes to sell. He will use the profits from his loan to build a house. In the future, he would love to see his business expand.

Additional Information

About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego 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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 9
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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 $1,025 helped Jeremie to buy shoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 5, 2012
May 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012