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Beatha is 40 years old and has 6 children who are ages 5-22 years old. Her husband is a farmer. She sells malt (soaked sorghum) and she has done this business for many years.

From the profits she makes from this business, she can afford to pay her children’s school fees, medical insurance and feed her family. She is requesting a loan to buy more sorghum for her to make more savings. She plans to save all her profits.

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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
  • 48
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $16,941,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Beatha to buy sorghum.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 28, 2011
May 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011