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Update on Delphine

Delphine is 22 years old. She is married, with 4 children. She sells different items in her store for which she has been running for the period of 3 years. All profits go to schooling her children. She wants the loan to add more merchandise like rice, sugar and cooking oil. She expects to use the profits from this business to set up a wholesale shop to supply the small business people. In the future, she expects to be the major supplier.

Previous Loan Details

Delphine is 22 years and has 3 children, ages 1-6, only one in school. Her husband is a businessman. She owns a general store in which she sells different items such as salt, soap, matches, etc. Delphine has done this business for the past 3 years. This business has enabled her to meet the needs ... More from Delphine's previous loan »

Additional Information

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Rwanda

  • $1,700
    Average annual income
  • 41
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    Rwanda Loans Fundraising
  • $18,427,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 595.0
    Rwanda Francs (RWF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Delphine to buy some items for her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 8, 2011
Dec 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013