A loan of $4,125 helps to buy more cement, paint and sheets of iron to sell in her Hardware shop.


Maderina's story

This is Maderina, an entrepreneur who owns and runs a Hardware shop in her community. She is 39 years old and married with two children aged 5 and 12 years old.

Maderina requested a loan to increase her business and meet customer demand. She will use the loan to buy more cement, paint and sheets or iron. She will use her profits to grow her business.

Maderina thank you for your support,


This loan is special because:

It provides training, savings accounts and loans to Rwandan entrepreneurs unserved by the formal banking sector.

Rachel Lewis, Kiva staff

Rachel Lewis
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.