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Floride is 66 years old and widowed. She owns a mini-supermarket where she sells various snacks and beverages.

With the loan, Floride will buy more snacks to sell. The profits from the business will be used to buy a cow to provide milk for the entire family for better feeding.

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
  • 678.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Floride to buy more snacks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 25, 2014