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Swayibu is 25 years old he has five children who are between the ages of 9 and 23 years old. They are all in school.

Swayibu sells food such as sugar, rice and cooking oil. He has done this business for five years. He is requesting a loan to buy more food such as rice, sugar, cooking oil, etc. With the profits he plans to buy more food and make more profits with which he plans to buy a piece of land.

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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
  • 37
    View loans »
    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $16,926,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Swayibu to buy food such as sugar, rice, cooking oil, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 21, 2011
May 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011