Angelique is 35 years old and has three children who are between the ages of 1 and 11 years old. She owns a shop from which she sells several items such as rice and sugar, and her husband works with her. Angelique is requesting a loan in order to buy more items to sell in her store.
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.