Marie Josee is 39 years old. She is married and has four children who are between seven and thirteen years old. Her husband owns a shop. Marie Josee sells cassava and yams and has spent thirteen years in this business. She has requested a loan to buy more yams and cassava because it is in much demand by her customers. The profit from this business will be used for savings and to care for her family. She dreams of becoming a wholesaler, selling a variety of foodstuffs, in the future.
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.