Elizabeth is 25 years-old. She is married with two children, between one and six years old. All her children go to school. Elizabeth sells used shoes, and she has been in this business for more than one year. She has asked for this loan to buy more shoes to resell. Elizabeth needs to use the profits from her business 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.