Angelique is 26 years old and has two children who are two years old and one month old. They are not yet in school. Her husband is a farmer. Angelique owns a shop in which she sells sugar, soap, fish, etc. She has done this business for four years and it has helped her develop herself. Angelique is requesting a loan to buy more items such as soap, sugar, etc. to add to her shop and make more profits. She plans to save the profits.
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.