Rebecca is 26 years old. She has three children who are between the ages of 1 year and 8 years old. She owns a shop in which she sells rice, soap, flour, etc. She is requesting a loan to reinvest in her business while with the profits she plans to put aside some savings
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.