Delphine is a 32-year-old Rwandan entrepreneur with 5 children between the ages of 3 and 14, the 3 eldest in school. Her husband is a businessman.
For the past 5 years, Delphine has run a business selling clothes. The profits from her business have helped support her family by providing funds for food, medical insurance, and school fees.
Delphine will use this loan to purchase more clothes that she will sell for a profit. She plans to use the profit to some day purchase a house.
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.