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Dative is 42 years old and has 8 children who range from 6-24 years of age. Four of her children are in school, while the other children are not in school because she can’t afford to pay their school fees. Her husband is handicapped, yet he still practices farming.

Dative sells foodstuffs such as sorghum. She keeps these food items in large sacks in her store to create space for more items. She has done this business for 16 years. She wants a loan to buy more sorghum to add to her inventory. With a greater inventory she believes she will be able to sell larger amounts and generate more income.

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About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 44
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $17,124,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Dative purchasing sorghum for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 28, 2010
Aug 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010