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Jeannette
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.

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
  • 60
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $12,393,100
    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
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 22, 2012
Listed
Dec 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 17, 2013