Speciose is 38 years old and a mother to three children who are between the ages of four and eleven. Her husband is a driver. Speciose has been selling vegetables such as cabbages, onions, carrots, etc. for the past two years.
This business has enabled her make some savings and feed her family as well. She is requesting a loan to buy more vegetables and make more profits.
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.