Belthilde is 36 years old. She has six children who are ages 3-14 years. Her husband is a farmer. She is sells foodstuffs, and she has been selling foodstuffs for the past 12 years. This business has enabled her to feed her family and to pay house rent. She is requesting a loan to buy more foodstuffs for sale. With the profits, she plans to renovate her house.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
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.