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Josiane is age 29. She sells fabrics. She has spent eleven years in the business. With the loan, she wants to buy more fabrics for resale. The profits from the business will be used to reinvest in the business.

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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
  • 10
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 605.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Josiane to buy more fabrics to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 7, 2012
Sep 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2013