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Marie
Marie is 51 years old. She is married with five children. Her husband works as a house builder. With the loan she wants to buy more foodstuffs, such as beans, potatoes, bananas and rice. She plans to use the profits to add new items that she doesn’t have currently in her store. She thinks big for her business and plans to build it 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

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $12,777,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 597.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Marie to buy more foodstuffs to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 22, 2012
Listed
Apr 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 19, 2012