Beatrice is 30 years old and has three children who are between the ages of 6 months and 7 years old. Her husband builds houses. Beatrice sells vegetables, which she has been doing for the last four years. This business has enabled her to build a family house.
Beatrice needs a loan to buy more vegetables and fruit to increase her business profits. She will use the additional profits to 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.