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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.

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About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 14
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    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
Feb 8, 2011
Mar 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011