Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Francoise is age 42. She is married with four children. She sells foodstuffs and has been in the business for the past three years. With the loan, she wants to buy more sugar, rice and maize flour for resale. The profits from the business will be used to make more 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
  • 9
    View loans »
    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 630.9
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Francoise to buy more sugar, rice and maize flour for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2012
Dec 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013