Esperance is 31 years old and has four children between the ages of 6 and 11. All of her children are in school. She is married to a man who works at a gas station. Esperance sells vegetables such as tomatoes, carrots, onions, and eggplants in a store she has run for four years. She would like a loan to increase her inventory of vegetables. She will use the profits to reinvest in her business. She would love to see her business grow every day.
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.