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Protain is 25 years old. He is married and has one child who is four. He sells jean trousers. He has been in this business for the past eight years. With the loan, he will buy more jeans to sell. The profits from the business will be used to build a house for his family's residence.

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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
  • $17,124,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 602.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Protain to buy more men's trousers to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012