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Jeannette is 38 years old. She is a widow with three children who has earned a living for the past seven years by selling various food items. She earns enough money to provide food for her family, and is requesting a loan to increase her profits by buying more sugar, rice and cooking oil to sell to her customers. She will use the additional income she earns to make her business more profitable.

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About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for eonomic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 12
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,423,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 630.7
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Jeannette to buy more sugar, rice and cooking oil to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013