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Anne Marie
Anne Marie, age 62 years, has 4 children, ages between 8 and 26. All of them go to school. Her husband is a builder.

Her business for the past 3 years is to sell food such as beans, sorghum, and maize. With the loan, Anne Marie would like to buy more beans and sorghum to sell. The profits of the loan will be used to pay school fees for her children. Anne Marie would like to expand her business to the extent of being a food distributor.

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
  • $15,230,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 688.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Anne Marie to buy more beans and sorghum to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 25, 2014
Jul 31, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 30, 2014