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Anastasie is 43 years old. She is married to a house builder. They have three children who all go to school. Anastasie sells foodstuffs and has been in that business for twenty years. She wants to use the loan to buy more potatoes, beans and sugar to sell. The profits from the business will be used as savings.

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
  • 11
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 629.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Anastasie to buy more potatoes, beans and sugar to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2012
Nov 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013