Agnes is 68 years old. She has 6 children who are between the ages of 28 and 37 years old. She is a widow and she has always taken care of her children. She sells different kinds of food stuffs and she has been selling food stuffs for the past 12 years. Her business is moving on well. She is requesting a loan to buy more food items such as beans, sorghum, wheat flour, etc.
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.