Eugenie is 36 years old and has seven children aged 1 to 16. Three of the children attend school. She sells foodstuffs in a store she has run for six years. She would like a loan to buy more sorghum, beans, and maize to sell in her store. Profits will be used to renovate her house. She would like to become a wholesaler 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.