Verene is 35 years old and married with two children aged 1 and 8. She sells foodstuffs in a store that she has run for 10 years. She would like a loan to buy more foodstuffs to sell. Any profits will be used to provide for her family. Verene would like to see her store expand in the future.
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.