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Assia is 28 years old. She is married, with one child who is enrolled in school. With the loan, she wants to buy more shoes to sell. The profits from the business will be used to pay for her child’s school fees.

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
  • 10
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 604.6
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Assia to buy more shoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2012
Aug 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012