Russie owns a little shop selling various consumable items. Russie is 40 years old, married, and has two children, aged four and eight. Both her children are enrolled in school.
Russie sells consumables such as sugar, maize flour, rice and many more, which she has been doing for two years. Her husband is a driver. Russie will use the loan to increase the capacity of her business through adding new products to her inventory. With the new profits from her expanded business, Russie plans to further upgrade her business to offer better services to her customers. She would like to have a wholesale shop in the future.
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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.