Angelique is 35 years old, she has four children who are 1½ to 11 years old. All her children are in school. Her husband is a driver.
Angelique has been selling sorghum for the past five years. She is requesting a loan to buy more sorghum, and with the profits from increased sales she plans to buy a cow. In the future she plans to build the family a house.
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.