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Shabani is 40 years old. He has four children. His eldest is 15 years old while the youngest is 4 years old. Three are in school and the youngest is planning to begin school this year.

Shabani owns a shop in which he sells sugar, cooking oil and some food staffs. He has done this business for seven years.

With the help of his business,he was able to build a house. Shabani is requesting a loan to buy more food staffs so that he can make more profits and support his family.With the profits,Shabani wishes to expand her business.

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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
  • 39
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,427,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Shabani to buy more food staffs to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2011
Jan 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011