Tamari is a 39-year-old mother of four children ranging in age from 20 to 6 years, all in school. Her husband is a driver. Tamari, who owns a restaurant in which she sells green bananas, rice, and other African dishes, is requesting a loan in order to buy more foodstuffs. With the additional profits she wishes to buy restaurant equipment. This business has helped Tamari pay her school fees, as she wants to sit for the secondary school final exams.
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.