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Florence
Florence owns a vegetable stall at the market. She is 30 years old and married to a taxi driver motorcyclist. She has three children who are between four and eight years old.

With the requested loan , she would like to buy more vegetables such as tomatoes, eggplant and green beans to sell. With the profits from this business, she will buy a motorcycle for transportation. She hopes to increase the vegetable sales in the future.

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
  • 33
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $14,314,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Florence to buy more vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 5, 2011
Listed
Jan 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2011