Nola is 38 years old, married and has four children between the ages of four and seventeen. Currently, all four of her children attend school.
Nola sells fresh dairy products, which she has done for six years. She works together with her husband. Nola will use the loan to purchase more bread and milk to sell.
With the new profits from her expanded business, Nola plans to reinvest in the business for continuous growth.
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.