Chadia is 38 years old, married, and has three children between 5 and 16 years old.
Chadia sells peanuts, dried fish, and sunflower oil, and has done this business for 10 years, which has enabled her to develop herself and her family, while paying for her children’s school fees.
With the loan, Chadia wants to reinvest in her business by buying more inventory for 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.