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Theresie, aged 41 years, is married with two children, aged 6 and 12; both of them go to school. Her business is to sell foodstuffs, and she has also been selling animals such as cows, goats and sheep for the past three years. Her husband works as a motorcyclist.

With the loan, she would like to buy more cows and goats for sale. The profits from the business will be used for building a 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
  • 101
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,479,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 688.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,350 helped Theresie to buy more goats, cows and sheep for sale.
90% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 30, 2014
Aug 3, 2014
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