Claire is 29 years old and has three children aged 6 to 11. One of her children is currently in school. She sells foodstuffs in a store she has run for six years. Claire would like a loan to buy beans, sorghum, and maize to increase the volume of her business. Profits will be used to renovate her house. She would like to own a car in the future which would help expand her business.
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.