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Olive is 34 years old. She sells sorghum and has been in the business for three years. With the loan, she wants to buy more sorghum to sell. The profits from the business will be used to reinvest in 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
  • 12
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 634.7
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Olive to buy more sorghum for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 19, 2013