Console is a 52-year-old Rwandan entrepreneur with three children between the ages of 19 and 23. One child has finished primary school and the other two are still completing their studies. Her husband works as a farmer.
For the past 30 years, she has sold a local drink called urbushera, which is made from sorghum. This successful business has enabled her to feed her children and improve her family’s standard of living.
She will use this loan to purchase more sorghum from which she will make more urbushera.
She hopes to earn enough profits to purchase a house for her family.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.