Clementine is 30 years old. She is married with one child who is two months old. Her husband works as a taxi driver. Clementine sells foodstuffs and she has spent three years in this business. She hopes to use this new loan to buy more foodstuffs to sell. She would like to buy a truck from the profits she hopes to get from this loan. Clementine plans to save money and pay school fees for her children in the future.
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.