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Albertine is 46 years old. She is married to a house-builder and they have two children.

With the loan, Albertine would like to buy more beans and potatoes to sell. The profits from the business will be used to make savings and to renovate the house.

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
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 650.5
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Albertine to buy more beans and potatoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2013
Jul 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013