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Marie Claire
Marie Claire is 37. She is a mother of five children who are between 2 and 19 years old. Four of them are enrolled in school. She has been running a hair dressing salon for the past nine years. With the loan, she plans to buy more hair products for use in the salon. She has a plan to use the profits from the business to pay school fees for the children.

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
  • 110
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $13,837,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 597.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Marie Claire to buy more hair products to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 28, 2012
Listed
Apr 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 19, 2012