Tharcis is 32 years old. She has 4 children who are between the ages of 3 and 12. Her husband sells goat meat and Tharcis sells goat hides. She has been in this business for 7 years. Tharcis is requesting a loan to buy more hides to make more profits. With the profits, she plans to 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.