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Marie Claudine
Marie Claudine is 26 years old and married to a vet. She has two young children who are nine months and four years old. Her oldest child attends school. Marie Claudine sells seeds and fertilizers. She has been in this business for about four years.

She would like to get a loan to purchase additional seeds and fertilizers to sell. She is pleased with her business as it allows her to provide for the needs of her family.

The profit from this business will be used to buy a cow to provide milk for her children. In the future, she hopes to get a larger loan amount of 800,000 Rwandan francs.

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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 37
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $14,314,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 594.4
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Marie Claudine to buy more seeds and fertilizers to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 10, 2010
Listed
Nov 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 15, 2011