Esther is 22 years old, single, and very hardworking. She owns a shop in which she sells several items such as matches and some food items. She has managed this business for four years .Esther is requesting a loan in order to buy more items to fill her store. She plans to reinvest the profits in her business.
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.