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Jacqueline is 40 years old and married with six children between the ages of 2 and 15. All of them go to school. She has been selling foodstuffs for three years. With the loan, she would like to buy more beans, sorghum, maize, flour and milk for resale. The profits from her business will be used to renovate her 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
  • 45
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,837,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 685.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Jacqueline to buy more beans, sorghum, maize, flour and milk for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 21, 2014
Aug 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 27, 2014