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Marie Florence
Marie Florence is 33 years old. She is married to a businessman, and they have been blessed with two children. She sells various items in her store. She has been in that business for four years. With the loan, she wants to add more kilograms of sugar, maize flour, cooking oil, and many other items for sale. With the profits from the business, she plans to build a house one day.

Additional Information

About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)

Urwego 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
  • 12
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,406,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 629.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Marie Florence to buy more sugar, maize flour and cooking oil to resell in her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 24, 2012
Nov 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013