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Jean Batiste
Jean Batiste is 30 years old, married, and has two children, one of whom attends school. His wife owns a shop where she sells different items. Jean Batiste sells food stuffs such as matooke (green bananas). This business has enabled him build his own house. He is requesting a loan to buy more matooke in order to increase his profits. He plans to buy animals with the profits he hopes to earn.

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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
  • 43
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,416,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 591.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Jean Batiste to purchase matooke(green bananas) for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011