Donathille is a 58 year old widow and has eight children. She also cares for three other dependents. Currently, eight of her children attend school. Donathille sells foodstuffs, which she has done for 30 years.
Donathille will use the loan to purchase foodstuffs, such as sweet potatoes and beans, to sell. With the new profits from her expanded business, Donathille plans to continue to grow her business, and she hopes to buy a car for business purposes 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.