Odette is 26 years old, she has four children who are ages five to seven years; twho of them are adopted. Her husband sells different merchandise.
Odette owns a shop in which she sells soap, flour, rice and salt. She has done this business for 10 years and it has enabled her meet her family's needs. Odette needs a loan to buy more items such as rice, salt, flour etc. in order to make more profits. With the profits she plans to save up.
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.