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Florence
Florence is 31 years old and is married to a house builder. They have two children, both of whom are enrolled in school. Florence sells beans and bananas. With the loan, she wants to buy more bananas and beans to sell. The profits from the business will be used to provide food for the family.

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
  • 46
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,329,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 605.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Florence to buy more bananas and beans to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 31, 2012
Listed
Aug 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012