Theresie is 24 years old with 2 children aged one and two. She is married to a carpenter. She sells wood in a store she has run for 2 years.
Therese would like a loan to buy wood, varnish and nails. She hopes to use any profits to renovate her house. One day, she would like to own a table saw for 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.