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Josephine is 33 years old. She is married and has six children between the ages of three and 15. She sells rice and potatoes. With the loan, she wants to buy additional rice and potatoes. With the profits, she will add more product.

Additional Information

About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego 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
  • 9
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 628.1
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Josephine to buy more rice and potatoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 11, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013