Denyse is 32 years old and married to a house constructor. They have one child who is one year old. Denyse sells beans and vegetables and she has had this business for a period of ten years. She would like to get a loan to buy more beans and vegetables to sell. With the profit, she hopes to build her own store to save her from paying expensive rent for her business. In the future she would like to increase her loan amount.
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.