Odille is a 26-year-old married lady with a 1-year-old child. Odille’s husband works in the same business as her. They sell motorcycle spare parts and services. The business was started seven years ago. This has enabled them to meet their needs. Her loan will be used to buy motorcycle spare parts. With the profits, together with her savings, she will buy their family 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.