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Claudette is 36 years old. She is married and has one three-year-old child. Her husband is a soldier and she works in a shop. Claudette spends nine months in her business.

With this loan, Claudette would like to buy rice, sugar, cooking oil, soaps, and maize flour to sell. The profits from the business will be used to reinvest in the same business.

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
  • 13
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 687.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Claudette to buy rice, sugar, cooking oil, soaps, and maize flour to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015