Fabienne is 35 years old; she has 4 children aged between 3 and 11. She is married to a businessman who helps her in her business. She owns a restaurant and has requested the loan to buy more ingredients, to make food for her customers. With the profits, she plans to save and pay school fees for her children. She would like to be a distributor for the customers who work far from her restaurant.
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.