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Caritas is 58 years old. She is married, with four children.

She has sold used clothes for the past five years. With the loan, she would like to buy more trousers for gents and ladies for sale.

The profits from the business will be used to provide food for her family.

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
  • 670.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Caritas to buy more clothes, especially trousers for ladies and gents.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 20, 2013
Nov 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 25, 2014