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Francine is 42 years old. She is a widow with four children. She sells foodstuffs and has been in the business for four years. With the loan, she wants to buy more sweet potatoes and bananas for sale. The profits from the business will be used to reinvest in the same business for the better future of the business.

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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
  • 10
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 635.7
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Francine to buy more sweet potatoes and bananas for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2013
Mar 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013