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Beatrice
Beatrice is 28. She is married to a businessman. They have 2 children aged 5 and 8, both of whom go to school. She sells maize flour, and has been in the business for 8 years. With the loan, she wants to purchase more maize flour for sale. The profits from the business will be used to renovate her house.

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
  • 104
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $12,654,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 629.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Beatrice to buy more maize flour for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 24, 2012
Listed
Nov 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013