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Beatrice
Beatrice is 55 years old. She is married and has five children between the ages of 23 and 35. Only one is a student attending high school; the others have completed their studies. She wants a loan to buy more nets for use in fishing. She has been a fisher for nine years. She plans to use the profits to buy cows that can provide milk for the health of the family.

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
  • 50
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,329,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 608.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Beatrice to buy nets for catching fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 30, 2012
Listed
Aug 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012