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Esperance
Esperance, 27 years old, is married and has one child. She sells sweet potatoes and cassava. She would like to use this loan to get more sweet potatoes for the store because most of the customers like them very much. Esperance will use the profits from the business for savings in order to accumulate capital for the future.

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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $14,314,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 597.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Esperance to buy more sweet potatoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 26, 2012
Listed
May 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012