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Esperance
Esperance is a 44-year-old married woman. She and her husband, who is a farmer, have seven children.



She has been selling cattle and goats for ten years.



With the requested loan proceeds, she would like to buy more cattle and goats for re-sale purposes. The profits she generates from the business as a result of the loan will be used to renovate her family's house.

Additional Information

About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) 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

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $11,852,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 640.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Esperance to purchase additional cattle and goats for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 29, 2013
Listed
Jul 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013