Flora is 30 years old. She has a one year old child and her husband is a driver. Flora has been selling food stuffs for two years. This business has been so useful to her family because it has enabled her to meet her needs and feed her family. She is requesting a loan to buy food stuffs such as beans. With the profits she plans to pay school fees for her children.
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.