Epiphanie was born in 1959 and is a hard-working mother with six children. Her eldest child is 21 years old while the youngest is 7 years old. She is married to a farmer and they both work hard to raise their children.
Epiphanie sells green bananas and she has done this business for 30 years. She is requesting a loan in order to buy more green bananas and increase her sales.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego 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.