Donatha is a mother of seven children who are between the ages of 11 and 30 years old. She herself is 49 years old. She is a widow and she is very hardworking. She owns a store in which she sells foodstuffs and she has been selling foodstuffs for seven years.She is requesting a loan to buy more foodstuffs for her business. With any extra profits she plans to renovate her house.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego 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.