Claudette is 25 years old and has a 6 year old child. She is married to a motorcycle taxi driver. Her child is in school. She sells vegetables in the market and her business has enabled her to buy chairs to put in her sitting room. Claudette needs to start up another business in addition to the existing one. She needs a loan in order to buy a motorcycle to earn more income . She will then use the profits to buy some land.
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.