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Delphine is 29 years old. She is married to a driver and they are blessed with four children; the oldest is 12 years old and the youngest is 6.

Delphine sells food such as sweet potatoes, beans, cassava, yams and onions. She has been doing this business for six years and she wants to expand her business by opening up a wholesale beans shop.

She is able to send all her children to school and she will be using the profit of her business to pay the school fees of her children. Her desire is to have her business building in a good business location. Delphine is requesting a loan in order to buy more foodstuff such as beans.

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

  • $1,000
    Average annual income
  • 28
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $11,741,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 585.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Delphine buying foodstuffs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2010
Sep 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011