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Valens is 30 years old and married with no children. He wants a loan to buy more food for sale, such as sugar, oil, rice, and potatoes. He has been in this retail business for three years. With the profits from this business he will build a house.

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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 economic 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
  • 28
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,719,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 630.5
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Valens to buy food for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 7, 2012
Jan 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 19, 2013