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Alphonsine is 37 years old. She is married with four children, all of them go to school. She sells fish and has been in the business for ten years. She has requested the loan to buy more fish. The profits from the business will be used to pay for her children’s school fees.

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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 eonomic 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
  • 12
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,423,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 636.9
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Alphonsine to buy more fish to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2013
Apr 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013