Marie is 48 years old, married, and has four children, aged 9 months to 19 years. Her husband is a farmer. She sells foodstuffs in a shop she has run for five years.
Marie is requesting a loan, which she will use to buy beans and sorghum to sell in her shop. She plans to use any profits to build a house. She hopes to run a big and prosperous store in the future.
About Urwego Opportunity Bank of Rwanda (UOB)
Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB) helps underserved Rwandans by providing its clients with the necessary credit and savings capabilities required for economic transformation. It offers credit products, including group and individual loans, as well as training in business development, financial literacy and health management. UOB loan products leverage social collateral since most group members have little to no collateral.