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Marguerithe
Marguerithe was born in 1960 and has six children who are between 6 and 27 years old. Her husband is a farmer and some of their children are in school. Together with her husband she has managed to pay their children’s school fees.

She sells sorghum and beans. She hopes to purchase beans and sorghum on a larger scale in order to make more profits.

Additional Information

About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) is a Rwandan bank specializing in microfinance. It offers credit products to individuals and groups interested in starting or expanding their businesses. It also offers training in business development, financial literacy and health management. Given that approximately 90% of the Rwandan population is directly or indirectly related to the agricultural sector, Kiva lenders’ funds will be used to support UOB’s agricultural loan products, which are vital to the clients living in remote areas.

About Rwanda

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $12,777,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Marguerithe buying beans and sorghum for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 4, 2010
Listed
Aug 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 15, 2011