Marie Rose is 25 years old and has a 3-year-old child. Marie Rose has owned a shop in which she sells vegetables, rice, sugar and cooking oil for 2 years. Marie Rose is requesting a loan in order to buy more vegetables, rice and cooking oil. With the profits she hopes to make, she plans to continue her house construction.
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.