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Safina is 35 years old. She has three children aged between seven and fifteen. All of the children attend school. The loan requested will be used to buy sugar, and soap to sell. She plans to use the profits for savings.

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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
  • 14
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 600.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Safina to buy more sugar and soap to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 7, 2012
Jun 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013