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Venuste

Update on Venuste

Venuste is 46 years old. He is married and has five children aged between seven and eighteen. They all go to school. He sells animals such as goats and hens. With the loan, he wants to buy more goats and hens for resale. The profits from the business will be used to renovate the house.

Previous Loan Details

Venuste is 45 years old. He sells goats, which he has been doing for 10 years. He is requesting a loan, which he will use to buy more goats to sell. Venuste will save the profits from the business until he accumulates enough to build his own house. More from Venuste's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Rwanda

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 123
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $12,971,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 631.2
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Venuste to buy more goats and hens for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 20, 2012
Listed
Jan 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013