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Marie
Marie is 40 years old and has 7 children who are between the ages of 9 and 21 years. Marie is a widow and is very hard working. Marie's husband was a farmer and always helped raise the children. Marie sells food stuffs such as beans and peanuts, and she has done this business for 11 years. Marie is requesting a loan in order to buy more food stuffs and 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
  • 109
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $12,654,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 592.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Marie buy additional foodstuffs for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 8, 2011
Listed
Mar 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 15, 2011