Francine, 30, has two children, aged two and six. The older child is in school, while the younger is still at home. Francine owns a shop in which she sells sodas, cooking oil, rice, etc. She works together with her husband. She has had this business for two years and it has enabled her to improve her family's standard of living.
Francine is requesting a loan to buy more soft drinks, such as sodas and food stuffs, such as rice and cooking oil.
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Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.