Epiphanie is 36 years old, and she has three children between the ages of 14 and 3. She is married to a builder. All of her children attend school. She sells potatoes, cassava and yams and this loan will be used to purchase larger quantities than what she has been selling in the past. With the profit she will pay school fees for her children. Her business is well known by her customers and most of them go to her to purchase their daily needs. She would like to own her own truck so that she can supply in large volume. She is proud of her business because it has done tremendous things towards her well-being.
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.