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Sarah is a 27-year-old married woman with two children aged one month and four years old. Her husband is a mechanic.

Sarah has been in business for five years selling food. She has asked for a loan to buy more bananas, potatoes and beans. She plans to add to her savings with the anticipated increase in profits from the loan.

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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
  • 17
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,715,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 632.7
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Sarah to buy more bananas, potatoes and beans for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013