Mary Louise is married and has 4 children who are all in school. Her husband works out of the country. She runs a general store in which she sells rice, cooking oil, soap etc. She has used the profits to take care of her children. She needs a loan to buy more items for her store. She would like to use the profits to pay for school fees for her children and renovate her house.
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.