Innocente is 34 years old, married, and has four children. Currently, three of her children attend school. Innocente sells meat, which she has done for 12 years. Her husband is a driver. Innocente will use the loan to buy more meat to sell. With the new profits from her expanded business, Innocente plans to buy more houses to rent out because currently she has more than one house she rent out to tenants. She dreams of having poultry 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.