Virginie is 48 years old. She has 5 children aged between eighteen and twenty-eight. They have all been in school, apart from one who did not want to go to school.
Virginie sells green bananas; she is proud of her business and she has done it for nine years. She is requesting a loan in order to buy more green bananas and with the profits she hopes to expand her business.
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.