Vestine is 32 years old, and her children are between the ages of 9 months and 11 years. She sells food stuffs, including fruit. She is requesting a loan to buy more food stuffs in order to make more profits. With the profits she plans to buy a cow.
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.