Odette has a three-year-old child. She is 35 years old. She sells foodstuffs and she has been selling foodstuffs for the past five years. This business has enabled her improve her standard of living and she also managed to put aside some savings. She needs a loan to buy more foodstuffs for sale in order to make more 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.