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Gerardine is 27 years old and has five children aged between 3 and 5. For the past 3 years, she has worked with her husband selling meat. Geraldine has requested this loan to buy cows for slaughtering to get meat to sell. She expects to use the profits generated from this loan to build another house. She dreams of reaching 2 million RWF of capital.

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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
  • 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 $525 helped Gerardine to buy more cows for slaughtering for meat.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012