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Josephine
Josephine is 36 years old. She sells shoes and has been in the business for four years. She wants the loan to buy more shoes to sell. With the profits from the business, she plans to build a house in 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

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 84
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $12,847,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 602.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Josephine to buy more used shoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 5, 2012
Listed
Aug 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012