Triphine is 31 years old. She is married and has one child who is one year old. Her husband works as a primary teacher.
She sells food and she has been in the business for the period of two years.
She needs the loan to add more food such as beans, cassava and sorghum in the business.
She plans to use the profits to make savings and pay school fees for the children as well as providing food for the family.
In the future, she would like to own a vehicle to help in the business in terms of transportation.
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.