Nadine is 25 years old and single. For more than two years now, she has made a living by running a bar and a restaurant, and her success has allowed her to continually expand her business. She is applying for this loan to continue that expansion and increase her profits by buying more beer and soft drinks to sell to her customers.
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.