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Anges is 54 years old. She has six children, ages 17 to 31 years old. They are all in school apart from the eldest.

Anges is a widow and she has overcome many challenges while raising her children.

She sells different kinds of bags, most especially women's bags, and she has done this business for many years. This business has enabled her feed her family and meet all her children's needs.

Anges is requesting a loan to buy more bags and hence make more profits.

Additional Information

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
  • $16,932,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Anges to buy bags for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2011
Jun 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011