Chrissecia is 41 years old, married to a businessman. They have five children aged between 1 month and 17 years. She owns a bar which sells local beer. She has been in this business for 12 years. She is requesting this loan to buy more local beers for sale. Chrissecia plans to build her savings from the profits made from the business. In the future, she plans to have different projects.
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.