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Margueritte is a mother of three children, all of whom attend schools. She owns a shop and has been running that business for 12 years. With the loan she has requested, she plans to add more items to her shop, such as cooking oil, sugar, and soaps for sale. The profits from the business will be used to renovate her house.

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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
  • 17
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,715,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 605.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Margueritte to buy more items such as cooking oil, sugar, and soap for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 26, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013