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Emmanuel is 30 years old. He sells different items in the boutique. He has been running the boutique for the past ten years. He wants the loan to add more items such as yeast, sugar, and cooking oil for sale. The profits from the business will be used for savings.

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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 eonomic 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
  • 12
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,423,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 605.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Emmanuel to buy more items for sale such as yeast, sugar and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 7, 2012
Sep 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2013