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Esther is 22 years old, single, and very hardworking. She owns a shop in which she sells several items such as matches and some food items. She has managed this business for four years .Esther is requesting a loan in order to buy more items to fill her store. She plans to reinvest the profits in 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
  • 42
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,423,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 590.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Esther to buy more items to fill her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 3, 2011
Feb 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2011