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Epiphanie is 37 years old. She is married with four children aged between 3 and 10 years. She sells fruits and has been selling fruits for the period of six years. With the loan, she wants to buy more yellow bananas for resale. The profits from the business will be used to pay school fees for her children.

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
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,423,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 633.5
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Epiphanie to buy more bananas for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2013
Feb 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2013