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Chantal is 25 years old. She has two children aged one and four years old. She owns a bar and has been running the bar for three years. With the loan, she wants to add more beers for resale. The profits from the business will be used to buy a plot of land.

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
  • 602.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Chantal to buy more beer for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2012
Jul 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012