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Esther is 26 years. She is married and has one child. She sells rice and cooking oil, and has spent 3 years in the business. She wants to use this loan to buy more rice and cooking oil to sell. The profits from the business will be used to buy a house she dreams to live in in the future

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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
  • 613.7
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Esther to buy more rice and cooking oil to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 30, 2012
Oct 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2013