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Mediatrice is 36 years old. She has one child who is four years old. She has been sells bananas and vegetables for the past three years. Mediatrice requested the loan to buy more bananas and vegetables to sell. She plans to use the profits to reinvest in the same business. In the future, she would like to have different places to sell her products.

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
  • 13
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Mediatrice to buy more bananas and vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2012
Feb 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 19, 2012