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Charlotte is 32 years old. She sells rice and has been in the business for two years.

With the loan, she would like to buy more rice to sell. Her dream is to become a rice distributor in the future.

The profits from the business will be used to pay the school fees for her children.

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
  • 650.4
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Charlotte to buy more rice to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 3, 2013
Jul 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013