Jeanne is 31 years old with three children who are between 4-11 years old. Her husband is a driver .Jeanne sells fruits, vegetables (such as onions) and other items in her general store such as soap, biscuits and plastic products. She has done this business for the past four years. She has been able to send her children to school and meet their needs with the profits she gets from this business. She wishes to have a loan in order to reinvest in her business by buying more vegetables and fruits and make some profits. With the profits, she plans to pay her children's school fees.
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.