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Christine is 31 years old. She is married and has two children who are in school. With the loan, she will buy bananas, potatoes, and cooking oil to sell. She will reinvest the profits in the same 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
  • $15,423,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 634.8
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Christine to buy more bananas, potatoes and cooking oil to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2013
Mar 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 19, 2013