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Marie Rose
Marie Rose is 35 years old. She is married to a businessman who sells cooking oil. She has five children who are between the ages of four and fifteen years old. All her children attend school. Marie Rose sells vegetables and has been doing so for a period of fifteen years. She needs a loan to buy more tomatoes, carrots and peas. She says that her business is important because it helps her to finance needed expenditures for the well-being of her family. Marie Rose plans to use the profits from her business to pay for school fees. She dreams of being a wholesaler in the future.

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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
  • 41
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,427,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 593.2
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Marie Rose to buy more vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2010
Nov 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 24, 2011