Xevera is a mother of four children who are ages 4-18 years old. She is 41 years old and she is very hard working. She owns a general store in which she sells different kinds of items which include cooking oil, soap, rice, etc. Xevera has done this business for two years. This business enabled her to achieve several things such as buying a cow from which she gets milk for her family. The business has also fed her family as well as educate her children. She needs a loan to buy more items such as cooking oil and soap and fill her store in order to make more profits.
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.