Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Marie is 48 years old. She is married to a farmer and they have ten children who all go to school. Marie has been selling foodstuffs for the past ten years. With this loan, she would like to buy more beans and bananas for resale. The profits from the business will be used to pay school fees for her children.

Additional Information

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
  • 14
    View loans »
    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $15,580,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 655.5
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Marie buy beans and bananas to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2013
Oct 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014