Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Alphonsine is a 31-year-old Rwandan entrepreneur with six children between two months and 12 years old. The youngest child is not yet in school. Her husband works as a moto taxi driver

For the past 10 years, she has sold foodstuffs. The business has enabled her to feed her children and meet the overall needs of family.

She needs a loan to buy more foodstuffs such as sorghum. She will save all future profits and continue paying school fees for her children.

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
  • 37
    View loans »
    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $16,926,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Alphonsine to buy foodstuffs like sorghum to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2011
Jul 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011