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Floride is 30 years old. She is married and has two children who are between four and seven years old. One of her children goes to school and her husband works as a businessman. Floride sells potatoes and she has been selling these potatoes for two years.

She has requested this loan to buy more potatoes to sell and the profits from this business will be used to renovate her house. She dreams of becoming a supplier of potatoes in the future.

Additional Information

About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego 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
  • 10
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 594.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Floride to buy more potatoes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2010
Dec 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011