Pascasie is a 26-year-old Rwandan entrepreneur. She is married. She and her husband have seven children between the ages of 3.5 and 14 years old and some she has adopted. All the children are in school.
For the past eight years, Pascasie has been running a business selling foodstuffs. This business has enabled her to meet the needs of her family.
She needs this loan to buy more foodstuffs in order to increase her profits. With the profits, she will pay for her children’s school fees.
This loan will help her realize her goal of expanding her business in the future and continuing to provide for her many children.
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.