Dative is a 29-year-old married woman with three children. One of her children attends school. Dative sells meat, which she has done for seven years. Her husband works in a cinema show.
Dative will use the loan to purchase more meat. With the new profits from her expanded business, Dative plans to reinvest in her business and to help her family. In addition, she dreams of having more than one butchery in the future.
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.