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Gilbert
Gilbert is a father of three children, aged between 6 and 11; all of them are enrolled in schools. He is a tailor and has been tailoring for the past five years. With the loan, he wants to buy more fabrics to use in his tailoring business. He plans to use the extra profits for savings.

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
  • 116
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,030,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 605.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Gilbert to buy more fabrics for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 10, 2012
Listed
Sep 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013