Consolee is 28 years old and has 2 children who are 8 and 6. One of them is in school. She is married and her husband drives a motorcycle taxi. She sells vegetables in the market which has allowed her to support her family. She would like a loan to purchase to increase her capital which she will use to buy more vegetables. Consolee will use the profits to meet the needs of the family and increase her savings.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego 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.