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Amina is 37 years old. She is married with four children.She owns a butcher shop, where she sells meat from both cows and goats. She has requested a loan to buy more cows for slaughtering in order to sell their meat. She expects to save the profits until she gets enough money to buy her own truck for transporting cows from upcountry.

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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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 64
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,267,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 678.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Amina to buy more cows for slaughtering in order to get meat for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2014
May 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 30, 2014