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Marie Louise
Marie Louise is 30 years old. She is married with three children. The oldest is 11 and the youngest is two and a half. Her husband is a motorcyclist. She has been in business for three years as a tailor. She wants a loan to buy a needed sewing machine and other needed materials to operate her tailoring business. With the profit she will pay school fees for her 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
  • 83
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $12,847,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 632.5
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Marie Louise to buy a sewing machine and needed materials to use in tailoring.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 16, 2013
Listed
Feb 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2013