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Olive is 43 years old. She is married and has eight children. Six of them go to school. She owns a boutique and has been running it for three years. With the loan, she wants to add more retail items to sell such as salt, soaps and many more. She would like to pay school fees with the profits from the business.

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
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 633.5
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

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