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Brigitte
Brigitte is 28 years old. She is married with four children aged between 3 months and 7 years old. She sells timber and has been in this business for 3 years. She wants the loan to buy more timber and other wood that people like to use. She will use the profits from the business to develop her 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
  • 28
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,351,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 621.8
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Brigitte to buy more timber and wood for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 6, 2012
Listed
Oct 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013