Jacqueline is 42 years old. She is married and has 7 children between the ages of 1 and 22. Six children are enrolled in school. Jacqueline sells meat with her husband, and has had this business for the 10 years. With this loan she will buy more kilograms of meat to sell. With the profit from this business she will increase the quantity of meat she has been selling. Her business is well-known and that is why she is successful. In the future, she would like to prosper to the extent of supplying to other butchers.
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.