Liberere is 31 years old. She has three children who are between the ages of 3 and 1 year old. She is married to businessman. She owns a shop in which she sells different kinds of items including rice, sugar, flour, biscuits, water, etc. This business has helped Liberere to feed her family, and she has done this business for four years. She is requesting a loan to buy more sugar, flour, rice, etc., in order to make more profits. With the profits, she plans to make some savings.
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.