Zakia is married and has one child, age 1. Zakia sells bread. She would like a loan to buy more baking powder, sugar, and baking items to make more bread to sell. With the profits, she will reinvest in her business and create savings for her future. She would love to see her business prosper.
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.