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Marie Gorette
Marie Gorette is 40 years old, married and the mother of three children. For the last three years, she has earned a living by selling bananas. Marie is requesting a loan to buy more bananas to sell to her customers. She plans to use the profits made possible by this loan to renovate her house.

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

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 60
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,230,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 597.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Marie Gorette to buy bananas to sell to her customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 24, 2012
Listed
May 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012