Immaculate is 24 years old. She has three children who range in age from 1 to 7. Two are in school.
She works with her husband. They sell Irish potatoes on a wholesale scale. Immaculate has done this business for more than seven years. The profits have enabled them to expand the business and meet the needs of her family.
She needs to buy more sacks of Irish potatoes. She wishes to save all her profits.
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.