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Theresie is 24 years old with 2 children aged one and two. She is married to a carpenter. She sells wood in a store she has run for 2 years.

Therese would like a loan to buy wood, varnish and nails. She hopes to use any profits to renovate her house. One day, she would like to own a table saw for her business.

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
  • 41
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,427,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Theresie to buy more wood, varnish and nails.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2011
Nov 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012