Frida is married to a carpenter and they have three children, the youngest is ten while the eldest is fourteen years old. The children are all in school.
Frida sells timber and she has done this business for ten years. Frida is requesting for a loan to buy more timber. She hopes to save her profits up to be able to buy her own house.
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.