Gaudance is 32 years old, and has 4 children between 3 and 11 years old. Gaudance’s husband is a doctor, and Gaudance is a pharmacist. Gaudance would like a loan to buy additional strong medications to sell. Gaudance has had this business for 6 years, and it has enabled her to buy whatever she needs. With the profits she hopes to realize, Gaudance plans to pay for her children's school fees as well as renovate her house.
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.