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Josiane is 26 years old. She sells charcoal and has been in the business for 10 years. With the loan, she wants to buy more sacks of charcoal for sale. The profits from the business will be used to make more savings.

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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
  • 10
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 632.6
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Josiane to buy more charcoal for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Feb 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013